News tagged with bronchiolitis
Bronchiolitis is inflammation of the bronchioles, the smallest air passages of the lungs. It usually occurs in children less than two years of age and presents with coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. This inflammation is usually caused by viruses. Treatment is typically supportive but may involve the use of nebulized epinephrine or hypertonic saline.
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(HealthDay)—Deep suctioning used in the first 24 hours after a pediatric admission for bronchitis is associated with increased length of stays (LOS), according to a study published online March 4 in JAMA Pe ...
Pediatrics Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New Vanderbilt-led research published in the Feb. 14 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine has identified the relatively unknown human metapneumovirus (MPV) as the second most common cause of severe bronchiolitis in you ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Research by the University of Warwick indicates that vaccinating families could protect young babies against a common winter virus which can be fatal for infants under six months.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Study finds bronchiolitis severity depends on the virus, and questions the practice of rooming children together
A 16-hospital study, led by researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, is challenging common wisdom about bronchiolitis, a respiratory illness and the leading cause of hospitalization ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Like a lot of New Yorkers who spent time near the smoking ruins of the World Trade Center, Lorraine Ashman needs to take a deep breath before listing all the health problems that have afflicted her over the past ...
Health Sep 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
A study by the University of Liverpool has found that babies admitted to hospital with bronchiolitis from a household where a parent smokes are twice as likely to need oxygen therapy and five times as likely to need mechanical ...
Health Jul 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0