Test Your Knowledge of Managing Acute Asthma Exacerbations in Urgent Care (Postscript 2 of 2)

Evidence-Based Urgent Care Postscript
Management of Acute Asthma Exacerbations in Urgent Care | November 2023

Which of the following statements regarding asthma in children is CORRECT?

a. The compliant chest wall of younger children makes it more difficult to recognize respiratory distress.

b. In children aged <2 years, wheezing should always be treated with oral corticosteroids and bronchodilators.

c. Asthma should be considered in any child aged ≥2 years who has had at least 3 episodes of wheezing in their life or at least 2 wheezing episodes in the past year.

d. “Silent chest” is seen only in adults with asthma.

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