You are an FY1 doctor covering the paediatric wards and the emergency department (ED) in a district general hospital on a Friday evening shift.
Your registrar is currently in ED reviewing a critically unwell child.
You have been handed over three tasks from the day team.
S: 2 day history of diarrhoea and vomitingB: Previously well childA: initially 5% dehydration, IV fluids for previous 24 hours, drip tissuedR: Needs new cannula to continue IV fluids
S: Poor feedingB: Term babyA: Grunting, RR 70 breaths/minR: Midwife requests doctor to review
S: Referred by community midwife for review of jaundiceB: Term baby, breastfeeding, mother’s blood group B+veA: HR 150 bpm, sclerae yellowR: Nurse requests doctor to review
What is the appropriate next action?