bronchiolitis

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bronchiolitis

(ˌbroŋkiəʊˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Medicine) a condition in which the small airways in the lungs become inflamed by a virus. It is most common in infants, who become breathless in severe cases. Recurrent attacks may lead to asthma
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Noun1.bronchiolitis - inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchioles
bronchitis - inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchial tubes
Translations

bron·chi·ol·i·tis

n. bronquiolitis, infl. de los bronquiolos.

bronchiolitis

n bronquiolitis f; — obliterans bronquiolitis obliterante
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Giving nebulized hypertonic saline (NHS) to infants who present to pediatric emergency departments with a first episode of moderate to severe acute bronchiolitis did not reduce their hospitalization rate in the randomized, multicenter, double-blind GUERANDE trial.
Introduction: Acute bronchiolitis, is a predominantly a viral disease, part of the spectrum of lower respiratory tract diseases, is a major cause of illness and hospitalization in infants and children younger than two years.
Materials and Methods: The infants who were followed up in our hospital and monitored due to acute bronchiolitis within a 0 to 24-month period were included in the study.
1) related with "Reduction in mean platelet volume (MPV) in children with acute bronchiolitis," which was published in your journal, with great interest.
9% Saline For The Treatment Of Acute Infant Bronchiolitis: A Randomized Trial, Prof Al-Ansari compared the efficiency of saline solution in prehospital treatment of acute bronchiolitis.
The patient needed hospitalization only for acute bronchiolitis.
Acute bronchiolitis is one of the most common diseases of childhood, characterized by inflammation, edema, necrosis of small airways and bronchospasm.
Klassen, "Nebulized hypertonic saline solution for acute bronchiolitis in infants," Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, no.
Acute bronchiolitis usually occurs following exposure to a patient with minor respiratory symptoms within the previous week.
6] In this study, we had made an attempt to study relation between SPO2 (oxygen saturation) and clinical score in children with acute bronchiolitis patients less than 12 months of age.
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.

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