TITLE

Will continuous positive airway pressure reduce the need for ventilation in bronchiolitis?

AUTHOR(S)
Furness, John; Singh, Abhishek; Tinnion, Robert
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Dec2013, Vol. 98 Issue 12, p1020
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a case where a 2 month old child was suffering from respiratory syncytial virus. The article mentions that the parents were reluctant to transport the child 40 miles to regional pediatrics intensive care unit (PICU) because of another family emergency at the hospital. The article explores the legal use of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) for an infant suffering from bronchiolitis.
ACCESSION #
92001411

 

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