Sceptical about saline in acute bronchiolitis

Claims that nebulized hypertonic saline reduces the length of hospital stay in children with acute bronchiolitis has been questioned by an Australian respiratory physician. Writing in BMC Pulmonary Medicine Dr Mark Everard, a paediatric respiratory physician at the University of Western Australia, and colleagues noted that a Cochrane review published in 2013 had concluded: “nebulized ...

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