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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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"2% to 5% of children with acute bronchiolitis will require hospitalization and up to 20% may require admission to pediatric intensive care units."
It is the most common etiologic pathogen; however, other viral pathogens such as adenovirus, coronavirus, parainfluenza, influenza, rhinovirus, human metapneumovirus, human bocavirus, and human coronaviruses cause acute bronchiolitis (3,4).
Methodology: We included 76 children having age less than 2 years who presented with acute bronchiolitis in Emergency Department of Nishtar Hospital, Multan, from September 2016 to April 2107.
Respiratory syncytial virus is the most common agent that leads to acute bronchiolitis and viral pneumoniae, and the second most common cause of infant deaths after malaria after the neonatal period (1).
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.
The medical records of patients who met the entry criteria with discharge diagnoses of "acute bronchiolitis" were reviewed.
Around 2%-5% of patients with acute bronchiolitis (AB) require hospital admission; of these, 3%--11% will require admission to a paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) [4].
Emergency room management of acute bronchiolitis: a randomized trial of nebulized epinephrine.
Perrotta, "Chest physiotherapy for acute bronchiolitis in paediatric patients between 0 and 24 months old," Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, vol.
Do we really ponder about necessity of intravenous hydration in acute bronchiolitis?

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