Thesis / Dissertation

Improving the management of infants with bronchiolitis presenting to the emergency department

Edward Andrew Oakley, Franz Babl (ed.)

Published : 2020


This thesis represents a compilation of peer-reviewed papers addressing the care for children presenting to emergency departments with bronchiolitis. After an introductory chapter, papers related to one of several themes are briefly introduced and placed in context with each other. The papers, and their compilation in this thesis, aim to provide guidance for paediatricians and emergency physicians caring for children on how to bronchiolitis in hospital, with specific attention paid to hydration methods, reducing low value care and high flow nasal cannula use. Many aspects of this work, including certain research findings, are being used by, or have been implemented in, the Emergency Departm..

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