Is humidified air helpful in the management of croup in children?
Is humidified air helpful in the management of croup in children? Evidence-Based Answer: No, the use of humidified air does not improve symptoms or decrease hospitalizations in children with croup compared with room air (SOR: A, meta-analysis of RCTs). Mode of delivery, relative humidity, and water droplet size does not decrease croup symptoms (SOR: B, single RCT).
Evidence Based Practice 18(6): E4