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Table 1 RDAI (Respiratory Distress Assessment Instrument) score (from reference [6], modified).

From: Therapeutic approach to bronchiolitis: why pediatricians continue to overprescribe drugs?

   Score  
  Symptoms 0 1 2 3 4 Maximum score
  Expiration None End expiration Half expiration 3/4th expiration Continuous 4
Wheezing Inspiration None Partial Continuous    2
  Location None < 2/4th lung fields > 3/4th lung fields    2
  Supraclavicular None Mild Moderate Severe   3
Chest Intercostal None Mild Moderate Severe   3
  Subcostal None Mild Moderate Severe   3
  Total       17