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When does a child need to be hospitalized for rsv?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: Dehydration, Low O2

1. Need for supplemental oxygen to maintain adequate oxygen level 2.
Dehydration secondary to poor feeding/fluid intake.

In brief: Dehydration, Low O2

1. Need for supplemental oxygen to maintain adequate oxygen level 2.
Dehydration secondary to poor feeding/fluid intake.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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In brief: Also...

...Breathing so rapid that the baby cannot feed (usually over 60 per minute) even with normal oxygen levels also requires hospitalization.

In brief: Also...

...Breathing so rapid that the baby cannot feed (usually over 60 per minute) even with normal oxygen levels also requires hospitalization.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Steven Neish
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Low oxygen levels.

Typically, children are hospitalized for RSV infection if they have lower airway infection (bronchiolitis) that is severe enough to cause a significant drop in blood oxygen levels.
Most children do not require hospitalization for rsv.

In brief: Low oxygen levels.

Typically, children are hospitalized for RSV infection if they have lower airway infection (bronchiolitis) that is severe enough to cause a significant drop in blood oxygen levels.
Most children do not require hospitalization for rsv.
Dr. Steven Neish
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