Save Palivizumab For Infants Who Were < 29 Weeks When Born

New Am Academy of Pediatric guidelines will discourage use of bronchodilators for bronchiolitis in infants and young children.

Previous guidelines said it was okay to give a dose of a bronchodilator (albuterol, etc) see if there was a response.

But now the latest evidence shows bronchodilators AREN'T effective for bronchiolitis...and may cause adverse effects.

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