Test Your Knowledge of Bronchiolitis in Urgent Care (Postscript 2 of 2)

Evidence-Based Urgent Care Postscript
Acute Bronchiolitis: Assessment and Management in Urgent Care | January 2023

Which of the following statements regarding diagnostic studies for bronchiolitis is CORRECT? 

A. A chest x-ray should always be obtained in order to assess the patient’s risk for severe disease.

B. It is necessary to identify the causative agent of bronchiolitis in order to determine the best course of treatment.

C. Routine diagnostic testing (chest x-ray, blood work, urinalysis) is not recommended for infants with bronchiolitis.

D. Testing for bacterial infection is never warranted in infants with bronchiolitis, as there is no risk of serious bacterial infections in these patients.

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Last Updated on January 26, 2023

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