One hundred eighty-four patients younger than 24 months (excluding newborns) who were hospitalized with acute bronchiolitis
between August 2015 and August 2017 at the General Pediatrics Ward of the Children's Hospital were included in this study.
(6-11) Aside from heart diseases, BNP plasma levels have also been found to be elevated in acute bronchiolitis
, which is involved in the differential diagnosis of dyspnea.
Conclusion: Hypertonic saline resulted in significant reductions in modified respiratory assessment score (MRAS) and hospital stay as compared to normal saline in children with acute bronchiolitis
In addition, RSV was found to be positive in 41% of the cases of acute bronchiolitis
and in 34% of the cases of pneumonia.
"The use of hypertonic saline for infants with a first episode of acute bronchiolitis
in the pediatric emergency department cannot be recommended," declared Dr.
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," Journal of Pediatrics, vol.
Everard, "Hypertonic saline (HS) for acute bronchiolitis
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is one of the most common diseases of childhood, characterized by inflammation, edema, necrosis of small airways and bronchospasm.
usually occurs following exposure to a patient with minor respiratory symptoms within the previous week.
Hypoxemia is the primary early feature of acute bronchiolitis
. Pulse oximetry is a simple noninvasive method, and it gives fast and fairly accurate assessment of arterial oxygen saturation.
He said it was initially thought that the baby had suffered an asthma attack and was treated for acute bronchiolitis
Steam inhalation or humidified oxygen for acute bronchiolitis
in children up to three years of age.
Doctor Christopher Wright, who at the time of the incident was a paediatric pathologist at Newcastle's RVI Hospital, told the hearing the cause of death was acute bronchiolitis
with growth restriction a possible contributing factor.
Additive effects of dexamethasone in nebulized salbutamol or L-epinephrine treated infants with acute bronchiolitis
. Pediatr Int.
Although frequently given, there is no proven benefit of using ipratropium in acute bronchiolitis
. Hence, it is a very safe medication, virtually free of side effects because of its local action