Knowledge of oxygen administration, aerosol medicine, and chest physiotherapy among pediatric healthcare workers in Italy.

@article{Esposito2011KnowledgeOO,
  title={Knowledge of oxygen administration, aerosol medicine, and chest physiotherapy among pediatric healthcare workers in Italy.},
  author={Susanna Esposito and Anna Brivio and Claudia Tagliabue and Carlotta Galeone and Laura Tagliaferri and Domenico Maria Serra and Michela Fo{\`a} and Maria Francesca Patria and P. Marchisio and Nicola Principi},
  journal={Journal of aerosol medicine and pulmonary drug delivery},
  year={2011},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={149-56}
}
BACKGROUND Oxygen administration, aerosol devices and drugs, or the use of chest physiotherapy are common practices in pediatrics; however, little is known about the knowledge of pediatric healthcare workers concerning the right utilization of these tools. The aim of this study was to fill this gap as a preliminary step in the implementation of appropriate educational programs. METHODS This cross-sectional survey of a nationally representative sample of Italian pediatricians and nurses was… CONTINUE READING
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