Nasogastric hydration versus intravenous hydration for infants with bronchiolitis: A randomised trial

Edward Oakley, Meredith Borland, Jocelyn Neutze, Jason Acworth, David Krieser, Stuart Dalziel, Andrew Davidson, Susan Donath, Kim Jachno, Mike South, Theane Theophilos, Franz E Babl

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Bronchiolitis is the most common lower respiratory tract infection in infants and the leading cause of hospital admission. Hydration is a mainstay of treatment, but insufficient evidence exists to guide clinical practice. We aimed to assess whether intravenous hydration or nasogastric hydration is better for treatment of infants.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113 - 120
Number of pages8
JournalThe Lancet Respiratory Medicine
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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