Caring for bronchiolitic infants needing continuous positive airway pressure
Penny McDougall Ward sister, Paediatric unit, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth
This article summarises the signs and symptoms of bronchiolitis, the advantages of continuous positive airway pressure and outlines the skills nurses need to use it. Early warning signs and deterioration are discussed and the importance of monitoring is looked at.
Nursing Children and Young People. 23, 1, 30-35. doi: 10.7748/paed2011.02.23.1.30.c8315