Bonus Bronchiolitis Podcast with Researcher Amy Plint
In response to Episode 59 with Dr. Sanjay Mehta and Dr. Dennis Scolnik on the emergency department diagnosis and management of Bronchiolitis, Dr. Amy Plint, one of Canada’s most prominent researchers in Bronchiolitis and the Chair of Pediatric Emergency Research Canada, tells her practical approach to choosing medications in the emergency department, the take home message from her landmark 2009 NEJM study on the use of nebulized epinephrine and dexamethasone for treating Bronchiolitis, and the future of Bronchiolitis research.
Published February 2015
Key Bronchiolitis Resources
For the full length Episode on the the diagnosis and management of Bronchiolitis go here.
For the Written Summary of Episode 59 on Bronchiolitis go here.
Amy Plint Landmark NEJM Bronchiolitis RCT ‘Epinephrine and dexamethasone in children with bronchiolitis‘
Canadian Pediatric Society 2014 Bronchiolitis Guidelines
American Academy of Pediatrics 2014 Bronchiolitis Guidelines
Update 2015: There is conflicting evidence for the use of CPAP and high-flow nasal cannula for respiratory failure in bronchiolitis. Abstract #1 Abstract #2
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Dr. Helman and Dr. Plint of no conflict of interest to declare