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Epinephrine and dexamethasone reduce hospital admission in children with bronchiolitis
  1. P Terezinha Fiandeiro
  1. Correspondence to Dr P Terezinha Fiandeiro, ST1 CMT, North Middlesex Hospital, London, UK; pfiandeiro{at}

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Bronchiolitis is the most common acute infection of the lower respiratory tract in infants. This multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled clinical trial was conducted in response to controversy surrounding the current treatment of bronchiolitis.

Patients were recruited at eight Canadian paediatric emergency departments from 2004 through 2007. Bronchiolitis was defined as the first episode of wheezing associated …

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