Global and regional burden of hospital admissions for severe acute lower respiratory infections
in young children in 2010: A systematic analysis.
Data source: A prospective cohort study of 12,555 patients in Argentina admitted for acute lower respiratory infection
between 2000 and 2013.
The systematic review and meta-analysis used published and unpublished incidence and mortality data for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)-associated acute lower respiratory infection
(ALRI) in both industrialized and developing countries.
The study population consisted of infants aged 0 to 12 months, hospitalized from April 1 to September 30, 2004, with a diagnosis of acute lower respiratory infection
(ALRI), due to clinical symptoms such as tachydyspnea, altered breath sounds and pulse oximetry less than 95% in the surrounding air.
Recommendations for clinical practice This study provides good evidence that routine chest radiography in children with acute lower respiratory infection
does not improve outcomes.
A population-based study of hospital admission incidence rate and bacterial aetiology of acute lower respiratory infections
in children aged less than five years in Bangladesh.
3 times more acute lower respiratory infections
(ALRI) than unexposed children.
Risk factors for mortality from acute lower respiratory infections
(ALRI) in children under five years of age in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.
Such particles, which are 10 micrometers or smaller, can penetrate the lungs and enter the bloodstream, causing heart disease, lung cancer, asthma and acute lower respiratory infections
Infants and children exposed to secondhand smoke are at increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome, acute lower respiratory infections
, ear infections and asthma attacks.
Indoor air pollution such as that stemming from biomass burning may increase the risk of acute lower respiratory infections
in children, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in adults, tuberculosis, low birth weight, asthma, ear infections, and even cataracts, according to the 2002 WHO report Addressing the Links between Indoor Air Pollution, Household Energy and Human Health.
Children with diagnoses of acute lower respiratory infections
(ALRI) were recruited consecutively alter informed parental consent.