Managing children with croup in emergency departments
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Managing children with croup in emergency departments

Juliet Dykes Emergency nurse practitioner, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh

Emergency department nurses must be familiar with the signs and symptoms in children of acute or severe croup to prevent this condition worsening, says JULIET DYKES

Recognition of symptoms of respiratory illness is one of the most common reasons that parents seek medical attention for their children (Kline 2003).

Emergency Nurse. 13, 6, 14-19. doi: 10.7748/en2005.10.13.6.14.c1217

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