Acute viral bronchiolitis in children- a very common condition with few therapeutic options.

@article{Wainwright2010AcuteVB,
  title={Acute viral bronchiolitis in children- a very common condition with few therapeutic options.},
  author={Claire Wainwright},
  journal={Paediatric respiratory reviews},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={39-45; quiz 45}
}
Acute viral bronchiolitis remains a cause of substantial morbidity and health care costs in young infants. It is the most common lower respiratory tract condition and most common reason for admission to hospital in infants. Many respiratory viruses have been associated with acute viral bronchiolitis although respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) remains the most frequently identified virus. Most infants have a mild self limiting illness while others have more severe illness and require hospital… CONTINUE READING

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