Reducing Unnecessary Tests And Interventions for Bronchiolitis
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Reducing Unnecessary Tests And Interventions for Bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis is a viral airway infection that is very common in young children, caused mainly by the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Whereas RSV can affect anyone and causes mainly the symptoms of a common cold in adults and older children, younger children can be affected more seriously. In young children, especially infants less than one-year-old, RSV causes a build-up of phlegm and a narrowing of the very small airways (also called the bronchioli) deep inside the lung. This results in...

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