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Scoring System of Wainwright et al for Respiratory Distress in Infants

Purpose:

To determine the degree of respiratory distress in an infant using the severity score of Wainwright et al.

Specialty:

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection

ICD-10:

P22

Description:

Wainwright et al used a score for determining the degree of respiratory distress in infants with acute bronchiolitis. The authors are from multiple institutions in Quuensland, Australia.

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