Treatments for Epiglotitis
Treatment List for Epiglotitis
The list of treatments mentioned in various sources
includes the following list.
Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment
or change in treatment plans.
- Emergency treatment - epiglottitis can be life-threatening
- Intravenous antibiotics
- Intubation - in severe cases of breathing problems
- Helpful measures
- Stay calm
- Reassure the child
- Try to keep the child calm
- Reduce the child's anxiety
- Reduce the child's crying - may interfere with breathing.
- Recovery measures
- Immediate hospitalization is required
- Administer supplemental humidified oxygen if possible, but do not force the patient, as the resultant agitation could worsen the condition
- Equipment for intubation, cricothyroidotomy, or needle-jet ventilation should be available at the bedside which should be done in event of respiratory failure or obstruction
- Antipyretics and analgesics
- Humidified oxygen
Epiglotitis: Is the Diagnosis Correct?
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