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Case Definition

Clinical assessment

  • Most often result of smoke inhalation from cooking firesM
  • Intermittent and reversible wheezingC,E.

Red Flags

  • Subcutaneous epinephrine if severeE,
  • Refer to hospital if SOB/difficulty breathing, vomiting, blue lips or weaknessC


Pharmacologic management

  • Albuterol 4mg pills, elixir (0.1-0.2mg/kg TID, not >12mg/24h), inhalerE, I, M, or jet nebulizer treatment if active wheezingC
  • Prednisone for acute episodesE, I
  • Hydration and follow up in 3 daysE,