Intravenous magnesium sulfate in acute severe asthma not responding to conventional therapy.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of early administration of intravenous Magnesium sulfate (i.v. MgSO4) in children with acute severe asthma not responding to conventional therapy. DESIGN Randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. SETTING Pediatric emergency service of a large teaching hospital. SUBJECTS 47 children aged between 1-12… (More)

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