Deep suctioning prolongs hospital stay of babies with bronchiolitis

03/4/2013 | Family Practice News

Deep suctioning and less frequent suctioning were linked to longer hospital stays for babies with bronchiolitis, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. The more invasive suctioning may worsen bronchial swelling and mucus sloughing compared with a noninvasive nasal suctioning, the study author said.

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