Case of the Month #29 Bronchiolitis

Published 12/05/2022

Key Take Home Messages

  1. Features of severe bronchiolitis include severe hypoxaemia, increased work of breathing, worsening episodes of apnoea, and inability to feed by mouth because of respiratory distress
  2. Management is mostly supportive (oxygen and nutrition), although some children will require non-invasive or invasive ventilation
  3. Bronchiolitis can occur throughout the year