Pediatric Bronchitis Questions & Answers

Updated: Oct 11, 2019
  • Author: Patrick L Carolan, MD; Chief Editor: Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is pediatric bronchitis?

What is the pathophysiology of pediatric acute bronchitis?

What is the pathophysiology of pediatric chronic bronchitis?

What causes pediatric acute bronchitis?

What causes pediatric protracted bacterial bronchitis?

What causes pediatric plastic bronchitis?

What is the prevalence of pediatric bronchitis?

What is the prognosis of pediatric bronchitis?

What is included in patient education about pediatric bronchitis?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of pediatric bronchitis?

Which physical findings are characteristic of pediatric bronchitis?

When should asthma be considered in children with recurrent bronchitis?

Which immunodeficiencies are related to recurrent pediatric bronchitis?

DDX

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of pediatric bronchitis?

What are the differential diagnoses for Pediatric Bronchitis?

Workup

How is bronchitis diagnosed?

What is included in the workup of pediatric bronchitis in hospitalized children?

How is a diagnosis of asthma confirmed in pediatric bronchitis?

How is cystic fibrosis diagnosed in pediatric bronchitis?

How is immunodeficiency diagnosed in pediatric bronchitis?

What is the role of chest radiography in the workup of pediatric bronchitis?

What is the role of pulmonary function testing in the workup of pediatric bronchitis?

What is the role of bronchoscopy in the workup of pediatric bronchitis?

Treatment

How is pediatric bronchitis treated?

What is the role of medications in the treatment of pediatric acute bronchitis?

What is the role of medications in the treatment of pediatric chronic bronchitis?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with pediatric bronchitis?

What are the possible complications of pediatric bronchitis?

Medications

Which medications are used in the treatment of pediatric bronchitis?

Which medications in the drug class Anti-inflammatory Agent are used in the treatment of Pediatric Bronchitis?

Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids, inhaled are used in the treatment of Pediatric Bronchitis?

Which medications in the drug class Antivirals are used in the treatment of Pediatric Bronchitis?

Which medications in the drug class Antibiotics are used in the treatment of Pediatric Bronchitis?

Which medications in the drug class Bronchodilators are used in the treatment of Pediatric Bronchitis?

Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids, systemic are used in the treatment of Pediatric Bronchitis?

Which medications in the drug class Analgesic and antipyretic agents are used in the treatment of Pediatric Bronchitis?