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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Bronchiolitis
and you are
under 1
years old
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This is an observational trial.
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The purpose

In randomized controlled trials, the use of nebulized hypertonic saline in acute bronchiolitis has been reported to improve respiratory distress scores, to reduce length of hospital stay and to show a trend towards lower hospitalization rates. The investigators aim to verify by an observational study if the rate of hospital admission and the length of hospital stay of infants presenting to the emergency department (ED) with bronchiolitis decreases after the inclusion of 5.85% nebulized hypertonic saline in the treatment strategy of the ED and hospitalization wards. The investigators will assess the evolution of hospital admission rates and the length of hospital stay in two hospitals that use 5.85% nebulized hypertonic saline for the treatment of bronchiolitis and in two hospital that do not use these nebulizations. If nebulized hypertonic saline is effective in this setting, then the hospitalization rates and length of stay should be lower during the year of hypertonic saline use compared to two previous years when this therapy was not used. These parameters would not be modified in centers that do not use hypertonic saline.

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01460524. The sponsor of the trial is Hôpital Armand Trousseau and it is looking for 2580 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Observational Study on the Use of Hypertonic Saline for the Treatment of Bronchiolitis