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Indications for hospital admission

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Indications for hospital admission include:

  • failure to respond to or early deterioration after inhaled bronchodilators
  • inability of the child to take or the parents to give appropriate treatment
  • request for admission from the general practitioner
  • severe breathlessness and increasing tiredness
  • peak expiratory flow less than 50% of the expected value 10 minutes after treatment

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