The controversial question of whether preschool children with virus-associated wheeze benefit from oral corticosteroids has been answered by a randomised controlled trial from Western Australia. Emergency department stays are cut by about three hours when wheezy children are given oral prednisolone, clinicians at the Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth, have shown. In a study of more ...
Oral steroids cut hospital stays for children with viral wheeze: WA study
By Michael Woodhead
24 Jan 2018