Inhaled steroids for episodic viral wheeze of childhood.

  title={Inhaled steroids for episodic viral wheeze of childhood.},
  author={M C Mckean and Francine C Ducharme},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Recurrent episodic wheeze in association with viral upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) is a specific clinical illness distinct from persistent atopic asthma. OBJECTIVES The objective of this review was to identify whether corticosteroid treatment, given episodically or daily, is beneficial to children with viral episodic wheeze. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched the Cochrane Airways Group trials register and reference lists of articles. SELECTION CRITERIA Randomised controlled… CONTINUE READING
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