Inpatient Pathway for Treatment of the Child with Bronchiolitis
- Children do not have to be classified as Mild in order to meet criteria for discharge
- No wall suctions required for ≥ 8 hours
- Spot oxymetry measurements greater than 90% for 3 or more consecutive vital sign measurements taken 4 hours apart.
- Feeding adequately to stay hydrated
- Reliable caretaker
- Improved/stable respiratory assessment
- If still symptomatic in 24-72 hours, call PCP and consider outpatient follow-up