Bronchiolitis in Children: An Evidence-Based Approach– Respiratory symptoms are a primary reason parents seek healthcare for their children. A common causative agent of respiratory illness in infants and toddlers is respiratory syncytial virus. RSV is the most common cause of bronchiolitis and pneumonia in children less than one year of age worldwide. RTs need to be aware of the clinical manifestations, assessment and patient care of a child with bronchiolitis. Describe the clinical manifestations of bronchiolitis in children and list the most common causes. Discuss the pathophysiology and diagnosis of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) bronchiolitis. Explain patient care, including family teaching, for the patient with RSV bronchiolitis.
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