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Acute asthma exacerbations in children: Home/office management and severity assessment

Gregory Sawicki, MD, MPH
Kenan Haver, MD
Section Editors
Robert A Wood, MD
Gregory Redding, MD
Deputy Editor
Elizabeth TePas, MD, MS


Clinical decision making in the management of the child with an acute asthma exacerbation includes the following questions:

How sick is the child?

Which drugs should be used for treatment?

What are the optimal doses and delivery routes?

When is additional therapy necessary?

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