Resp-peds

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Resp-peds
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2011-11-19 19:44:08
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  1. What is responsible for the majority of cases of croup?
    Parainfluenza viruses
  2. What are the common symptoms with croup (laryngotracheobronchitis)?
    • Hoarseness
    • Cough (barking/seal noise)
    • Acute stridor
    • Febrile
  3. What is the term used for babies who wheeze?
    Bronchiolitis
  4. What are the side nursing implicaitons/side effects of an inhaled corticosteroid?
    • Rinse mouth after inhalation to decrease incidence of fungal infection
    • Dry mouth
    • Hoarseness
  5. All children will most likely have which respiratory virus in the first few years of life?
    Bronchiolitis (RSV)

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