Study assesses impact of suctioning on hospital stays

03/13/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

The type and frequency of intervention infants suffering from bronchiolitis receive in hospital settings might affect length of stay, according to a new single-center study reported online in JAMA Pediatrics. Infants who received invasive nasopharyngeal suctioning had longer hospital stays than infants who received noninvasive nasal suctioning. Infants who went more than four hours between suctioning events, three or more times, also had longer stays.

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