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Last Updated: 29 April 2022

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Retrospective Evaluation of Return Rates in Pediatric Patients Treated With Inhaled Racemic Epinephrine for Croup.

In pediatric patients, the goal is to determine if the duration of stay after the treatment of croup with inhaled racemic epinephrine in the emergency department is related to return rates. Methods We conducted a retrospective analysis of pediatric patients with croup in the ED, treated with racemic epinephrine, and barred from the ED from the ED from February 2010 to June 2018. 29 percent of the patients with moderate croup symptoms were hospitalized for less than one hour, 20% observed for 1 to 2 hours, and 20% reported for more than two hours. Conclusion Based on our review results, we can safely say that patients following the administration of inhaled racemic epinephrine in the ED for less than two hours did not increase their risk of disease or return to work.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35442575


Recurrent Croup.

Croup is the most common cause of acute airway obstruction in young children. Croup is usually caused by a viral infection but it can also occur suddenly without a viral prodrome. Two or more episodes per year are counted as part of the Recurrent croup.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35337542


COVID-19-Associated Croup in Children.

Croup has been traced to croup, but only limited case reports have cited croup as a result of infection with another virus, although it is uncertain if croup infections are related to a causal link or cause of co-infection with another virus. 6- We did a retrospective review to determine if croup infections at a large freestanding children's hospital to overcome this knowledge gap.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/MED/35257175


Croup during the COVID-19 Omicron Variant Surge

The proportion of infections caused by the Omicron variant was found in surrounding King County, Washington, despite spike gene target failure on TaqPath PCR assays as a proxy for the number of infections caused by the Omicron variant. During the Omicron boom, 104 patients were diagnosed with croup during the Delta surge, while 107 patients were diagnosed with croup during the Omicron surge. Patients who benefited from the Omicron surge were more likely to test positive for COVID-19. Children with a medical diagnosis of croup during the Omicron surge were more likely to be given racemic epinephrine as part of their care. The occurrence of croup nearly doubled during the Omicron surge relative to the previous month, although the number of cases of a paralytic virus was decreased at the same time.

Source link: https://europepmc.org/article/PPR/PPR450250

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