• What Causes Irritability?

    1 month ago - By Pediatric Education

    Patient Presentation
    A 4-month-old male was transferred from an outside emergency room for treatment of a femur fracture. The infant had presented after his mother returned from work and was told that the infant had been irritable for about 2 hours. He had been in the care of her new boyfriend who said that the infant was normal until he became irritated. The boyfriend said he had tried to calm the infant by walking and cuddling but the infant would not calm down. He also had tried a bottle which the infant refused and changing a diaper also did not change the irritability. The mother had...
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