Use Supportive Care Instead of Meds for Bronchiolitis in Kids

New Am Academy of Pediatric guidelines will discourage use of bronchodilators for bronchiolitis in infants and young children.

Previous guidelines said it was okay to give a dose of a bronchodilator (albuterol, etc)...to see if there was a response.

But now the latest evidence shows bronchodilators AREN'T effective for bronchiolitis...and may cause adverse effects.

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