Managing Lower Respiratory Symptoms in Infants and Children
December 19, 2008•15 min
Host: Todd Mahr, MD
Guest: Bradley Chipps, MD
What criteria are included in the modified asthma predictive index, and how does this index help physicians diagnose young patients with wheezing and coughing? When is bronchoscopy recommended as an important diagnostic tool for evaluating pediatric lower respiratory symptoms? Dr. Bradley Chipps, medical director of respiratory therapy at Sutter Medical Center, reviews how physicians might work up a young patient with these respiratory symptoms, and suggests the most effective treatments. Dr. Todd Mahr hosts.