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Table 4 Therapeutic interventions of admitted patients affected by bronchiolitis.

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

Interventions n. of patients (%)
Nasal suction 54/84 (64.2%)
Oxygen administration 6/84 (7.1%)
I.v. fluids 7/84 (8.3%)
Antibiotics (total) 42/84 (50%)
Steroids (total) 72/84 (85.7%)
Bronchodilators (total) 77/84 (91.6%)
Antibiotics + Steroids 6/84 (7.1%)
Steroids + Bronchodilators 32/84 (38.0%)
Antibiotics + Bronchodilators 1/84 (1.2%)
Antibiotics + Steroids + Bronchodilators 34/84 (40.4%)
Antibiotics (alone) 2/84 (2.3%)
Steroids (alone) 5/84 (5.9%)
Bronchodilators (alone) 4/84 (4.7%)