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Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 585901, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/585901
Research Article

The Use of Albuterol in Young Infants Hospitalized with Acute RSV Bronchiolitis

1Department of Pediatrics, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
2Department of Pediatrics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
3Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA

Received 2 May 2012; Revised 12 July 2012; Accepted 18 July 2012

Academic Editor: Mary E. Marquart

Copyright © 2012 Michael T. Del Vecchio et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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