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Bronchoscopy for bronchial asthma in children

Leaving aside the indisputable role of endoscopy in the differential diagnosis of diseases manifested by obstructive syndrome, identifying their development with asthma – foreign bodies, neoplasms, congenital malformations of the tracheo-bronchial tree, etc., – it should be emphasized that opinions on the advisability of bronchoscopy in patients with asthma diverge. Some authors, attaching great importance...

Clinic and diagnosis of bronchitis

Bronchitis is one of the most common forms of respiratory damage in children. These are inflammatory diseases of the bronchi of various etiologies (allergic, infectious, physico-chemical, etc. In most cases, acute bronchitis is observed , which is the most frequent manifestation or complication of an acute respiratory viral or viral-bacterial infection and proceeds without signs of bronchial obstruction.  Etiology. Most often children...

Principles and indications for intensive care of bronchial asthma in children

Basic principles of intensive care • Oxygen therapy with maintenance of Sa02 more than 95% • Continued beta-2 agonist therapy • Systemic glucocorticosteroids parenterally up to 10 mg / kg / day or per os • Methylxanthines (eufillin) IV 4.5-5 mg / kg for 20-30 minutes, followed by continuous infusion at a dose of 0.6-0.8...

The frequency of bronchial obstructive syndrome in young children

To date, data on the frequency of biofeedback in children of the first three years of life remain debatable. Obviously, the frequency of development of biofeedback depends not only on the age of the examined groups of children, but also on many other factors: environmental, social, etc. At the same time, the frequency of severe and /...

Clinical and laboratory characteristics of bronchial obstructive disease in young children

In the genesis of bronchial obstruction are various pathogenetic mechanisms, the main of which are bronchospasm, inflammatory infiltration, edema, hypersecretion of viscous mucus, mucociliary insufficiency, obstruction or deformation of the bronchi and others. Obviously, the clinical and laboratory manifestations of biofeedback have not only common characteristics, but largely depend on the causes of the development of...

How to treat coughing while breastfeeding

The answer to the question of how to treat a cough during breastfeeding depends, first of all, on what causes the development of the pathological process in the body of a nursing mother. Treatment for women during breastfeeding is complicated by the fact that the choice of medications that are approved for use during these...

Why does an adult cough for a long time and what to do

If an adult does not cough, this is most often caused by improper treatment of an existing disease. The most common causes are self-medication or lack of treatment for colds. Therapy of patients with diseases accompanied by coughing attacks is often carried out at home, only in severe cases, it is carried out in a hospital....

How to stop a coughing fit in adults without medication

If a coughing attack occurs at night, it is not always possible to immediately seek medical help. You can stop an attack at night without medication. There are several ways to stop a coughing attack at home: warm drinking, inhalation, massage, compresses. You can stop a coughing attack without medication, but this is only a temporary measure...

Bronchial asthma and respiratory viral infection

The main risk factor for asthma in childhood is considered a genetic predisposition to allergies, together with the early exposure to aeroallergens and sensitization of the respiratory tract to them. While exposure to allergens can actually exacerbate, most acute asthma attacks in children, especially young children, are associated with a respiratory viral infection. The relationship between a...

Bronchial asthma: signs, provoking factors, self-control, treatment

The number of people suffering from bronchial asthma at the moment will impress anyone – at least 300 million people (from 5 to 15% of the world population – data from the World Health Organization). Moreover, which is no less alarming, there is no tendency to decrease the prevalence of this disease. On the contrary! The number of...