Adrenaline shows no advantage over saline for infant bronchiolitis

06/12/2013 | Family Practice News

Babies who received inhaled racemic adrenaline for acute bronciolitis were no less likely to need nasogastric-tube feeding, supplemental oxygen or ventilators than the inhaled saline group, according to a Norwegian study in the New England Journal of Medicine. The number of hospital days for the adrenaline group also was not significantly different compared with babies receiving saline, researchers said.

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