3 - Comparisons of effectiveness of different drug combinations in the treatment of bronchiolitis in infancy
Beyhan Yıldırım, Abdulkadir Göğremiş, Günsel Kutluk Metin Uysalol, Feyzullah Çetinkaya
In this study we have compared the effectiveness of salbutamol with salbutamol plus budesonide or salbutamol plus budesonide and ipratropium bromide in the treatment of bronchiolitis which is a common health problem in infancy.
The study group consisted of 42 children and the patients were admitted to one of the study groups in the sequence of hospital admission. The hospitalized patients were followed with chest radiographs, pulse rates, respiration rates and oxygen saturation in addition to symptom scores. In the end of the study all patients in three groups improved mildly but no significant difference was observed among the groups for symptom scores and other criteria .
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