The Crying Baby

  • Mnemonic for differential diagnosis of Inconsolable Infant
    • I = Infections (ex, UTI, Meningitis, Sepsis)
    • T = Trauma (Subdural Hematoma, Fractures, Non-accidental trauma)
    • C = Cardiac Disease (ex, SVT)
    • R = Reaction to meds, Reflux, Rectal/Anal Fissure
    • I = Intussusception
    • E = Eyes (ex, corneal abrasion, foreign body, glaucoma)
    • S = Strangulation, Surgical Processes (ex, Hernia, Testicular/Ovarian Torsion)

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