Clin Pediatr (Phila) volume 1, issue 2, P75-81 1962 DOI: 10.1177/000992286200100205 View full text
Bruce D. Ackerman

Abstract: Acute bronchiolitis is an important clinical syndrome seen in infants and young children. It is most common in infants between the ages of two and seven months. The disease is characterized by recurrent epidemics during which a large number of cases are seen over a period of one to two months. The presenting history is usually dominated by the symptom of cough. Physical examination reveals an acutely ill infant with a characteristic cough, labored respirations, an emphysematous chest, and high-pitched expir…

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