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Children and Their Families, The Continuum of Care
1723 pages
Children and Their Families, The Continuum of Care

Most episodes of acute bronchitis caused by bacteria occur as secondary infections while airways are vulnerable after a prior viral attack or other insult. Although exposure to irritants such as gastric acid or passive smoke and environmental pollutants can produce acute symptoms, these insults contribute more commonly to symptoms in children with reactive airways (see Asthma). Chronic and recurrent bronchitis in children are conditions that are not clearly understood. Viral or ...

Evidence-Based Medicine Guidelines
1343 pages
Evidence-Based Medicine Guidelines

Antibiotics should not be prescribed for bronchitis in children. A typical candidate for a course of antibiotics is a child aged 1 -5 years with fever, cough and rhinorrhoea for 3-6 days, and bronchial rales on auscultation. » Pathogenic bacteria (Pneumococci. Haemophilus or Mora- xella) can often be isolated from the bronchial secretions of children with a cough. However, tracheobronchitis is nearly always a viral disease, not a primary or secondary bacterial disease. Only mycoplasmae.

Paediatric Bronchoscopy
211 pages
Paediatric Bronchoscopy

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2007;292:L62–L67. 22 Priftis KN, Anthracopoulos M, Mermiri D, Papadopoulou A, Xepapadaki P, Tsakanika C, Nicolaidou P: Βronchial hyperresponsiveness in persistent middle lobe syndrome in children. Pediatr Pulmonol 2006;41:805–811. 23 Manna SS, Shaw J , Tibby SM, Durward A: Treatment of plastic bronchitis in acute chest syndrome of sickle cell disease with intratracheal rhDNase. Arch Dis Child 2003;88:626–627. 24 Madsen P, Shah SA ...

Primary Care Pediatrics
933 pages
Primary Care Pediatrics

Carol Green-Hernandez, Joanne K. Singleton, Daniel Z. Aronzon. SPECIFIC CAUSES OF COUGH No discussion of cough in children would be complete without a brief discussion of upper respiratory infections (URIs), asthma (also termed reactive airway disease), and bronchitis. Croup, bronchiolitis, and pneumonia are discussed in greater detail in the sections that follow.

Bronchitis In Children - News

$3.2m expansion of paediatric unit
Rangitira unit paediatrician Dr Tim Jelleyman says the majority of children who present at the unit have respiratory ailments such as pneumonia and bronchitis. "This new development will provide an improved standard of care for the children and their

Viruses behind summertime illnesses
Most children will catch the infection that affects the respiratory tract. Symptoms are similar to the flu and can include a cough and swollen glands. Children also may get an infection of the middle ear, bronchitis, croup or pneumonia.

More Kids Hospitalized for Flu, Skin Infections
In 2009, pneumonia, asthma, acute bronchitis and mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder) were the leading conditions that led to hospital stays for those aged 17 and younger. Children accounted for one out of every six hospital stays in 2009

Back-to-school: Clothes, books, vaccines
Among the other complications from measles are: a bacterial ear infection, bronchitis, laryngitis, croup and a low blood platelet count that interferes with blood clotting. Pregnant women who get measles can lose the baby, experience preterm labor or

Whooping cough
Diagnosing whooping cough in its early stages can be difficult to diagnose because the signs and symptoms resemble those of other common respiratory illnesses, such as a cold, the flu, or bronchitis. If whooping cough is the diagnosis, the doctor will