Crying significantly reduces absorption of aerosolised drug in infants.

@article{Iles1999CryingSR,
  title={Crying significantly reduces absorption of aerosolised drug in infants.},
  author={Richard Iles and Philip Lister and A. Trevor Edmunds},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={1999},
  volume={81 2},
  pages={163-5}
}
AIM Therapeutic aerosols are routinely used in the management of infant obstructive airways disease. Infants often become distressed during administration. The aim of this study was to determine the influence of distress and disease severity on the absorption of aerosolised drug in this age group. METHODS Fifteen infants, eight with resolving chronic lung disease of prematurity (mean age, 13 months), and seven infants with normal birth histories (mean age, 11 months) were studied. Flow… CONTINUE READING
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