Use of nebulized bronchodilators in infants under 1 year of age: analysis of four forms of therapy.

@article{Mallol1987UseON,
  title={Use of nebulized bronchodilators in infants under 1 year of age: analysis of four forms of therapy.},
  author={Javier Mallol and L Barrueto and Gherardo Girardi and R. Mu{\~n}oz and H Puppo and V Ulloa and Olga Toro and Fernando Quevedo},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={1987},
  volume={3 5},
  pages={298-303}
}
The main purpose of this study was to evaluate four different forms of treatment in young infants admitted for acute wheezing (AW). Seventy-nine infants less than one year of age were randomly assigned to one of five groups. Group 1 received nebulized fenoterol plus ipratropium bromide, group 2 fenoterol, group 3 fenoterol plus steroids, and group 4 aminophylline, IV, plus steroids and oral fenoterol; the control group, or group 5, received nebulized normal saline solution. Clinical evaluation… CONTINUE READING