1. 7% hypertonic saline with epinephrine did not improve bronchiolitis severity assessments, hospitalization rate, or length of stay compared to normal saline with epinephrine in acute bronchiolitis.
2. Further studies are needed the evaluate the safety and efficacy of 7% saline in this clinical setting.
Evidence rating level: 1 (Excellent)
1. There was no significant difference in length of hospital stay or outcomes between children treated with racemic adrenalin and those treated with saline.
2. Regardless of the drug used, on-demand inhalation treatment resulted in shorter length of stay, less oxygen therapy, and fewer overall treatments.
Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)