[Subcutaneous adrenaline versus inhaled salbutamol in the treatment of childhood asthmatic crisis].


As a bronchodilator, inhaled salbutamol has been shown to be as pharmacologically effective as epinephrine. However the use of the pressurised aerosol is difficult for pediatric patients (mainly under the age of six). The use of spacers (inhalation chambers) could solve this problem. This study was undertaken to compare the clinical effectiveness and… (More)