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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | December 2014

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Community nurses have crucial role in protecting babies this winter

Community nurses have crucial role in protecting babies this winter
Community nursing

Article topics: Bronchitis, Community nurses

Every year there are seasonal spikes in infant hospital admissions for bronchiolitis, a common respiratory infection that affects vulnerable infants and usually occurs between November and March. Bronchiolitis is the most common cause of infant hospital admissions during the winter months and since 2004, admissions have increased by more than 50%.