Factors associated with failure of emergency department management in children with acute moderate or severe asthma: a prospective, multicentre, cohort study

Post date: Dec 21, 2016 9:16:58 AM

In children presenting with moderate or severe asthma, viral detection, but not age, was associated with failure of symptom management, independently from exacerbation severity (ie, baseline PRAM and oxygen saturation), fever, and symptom chronicity (viral detection). Although it did not reach statistical significance, the association between treatment management failure and exposure to tobacco smoke warrants further investigation.

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