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BET 1: HELIOX IN CROUP
  1. Christiane Vorwerk, Specialist Registrar in Emergency Medicine,
  2. Tim Coats, Consultant in Emergency Medicine
  1. Emergency Department, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK

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    Report by Christiane Vorwerk, Specialist Registrar in Emergency Medicine

    Search checked by Tim Coats, Consultant in Emergency Medicine

    Institution: Emergency Department, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK

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    In [children with croup] is [heliox] effective in [relieving symptoms and reducing croup score]?

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    CLINICAL SCENARIO

    A 2½-year-old girl is brought to the emergency department in respiratory distress. Her father tells you that he noticed a barking cough throughout the night and that her breathing was becoming noisier. On examination the child is …

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