Tag: respiratory tract infections

1. When treating children with an acute respiratory illness in the emergency department, no significant difference in antibiotic prescription rates was observed when clinicians knew rapid respiratory pathogen test results, compared to when clinicians did not. 2. Children with an acute respiratory illness whose clinician knew rapid respiratory pathogen test...
1. Amongst infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with viral respiratory tract infections (VRTIs), 51% required additional respiratory support. 2. When compared to controls, case subjects with VRTIs had a longer hospital length of stay and twice as many were sent home with an oxygen requirement. Evidence Rating Level:...
Image: PD  1. Study found no significant differences in treatment outcomes between ibuprofen, paracetamol, combinations of the therapies, and steam inhalation in treating symptoms associated with respiratory tract infections. 2. Data from this study contradicts an earlier Cochrane review study which showed steam inhalation to provide a marginal benefit to patients...