Does salbutamol benefit the treatment of children with severe acute asthma?

Does salbutamol benefit the treatment of children with severe acute asthma?

In a recent study published in the journal European Journal of Pediatricsresearchers from the Netherlands found no clinical benefit from adding a loading dose of intravenous (IV) salbutamol continuous infusion in children with status asthmaticus (AME) admitted to Pediatric Intensive Care Units (PICU). During an AME episode, effective administration of inhaled medications is unpredictable due …

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