News tagged with bronchiolitis

Use of radiographs increasing for children with asthma

(HealthDay)—Emergency department use of radiographs is increasing for children with asthma; and there is considerable variation between hospitals in the use of diagnostic testing for children with community-acquired ...

Jul 23, 2013
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Dusty legacy of 9/11 still a medical mystery

(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 ...

Sep 01, 2011
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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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