Category Archives: Respiratory

October 10th, 2018 - Mohemet
Management of severe asthma in children.

Management of Paediatric Acute Asthma (Asthma Exacerbation): Introduction: asthma is a chronic disease of childhood which is intermittent, reversible obstructive airway disease, characterized by 3Rs: Recurrent, Reversible and Responsive. Clinically it manifests as recurrent episodes of wheezing, dyspnoea, chest tightness, and cough.

Croup (Laryngotracheitis or Laryngotracheobronchitis): Croup is a viral infection mostly caused by Parainfluenza virus (75%) , Influenza virus, Adenovirus, RSV, Measles virus and sometimes by Mycoplasma pneumoniae. It produces Laryngotracheitis or Laryngotracheobronchitis. Read More