Clinical practice guideline: the diagnosis, management, and prevention of bronchiolitis

Pediatrics. 2014 Nov;134(5):e1474-502. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014-2742.


This guideline is a revision of the clinical practice guideline, "Diagnosis and Management of Bronchiolitis," published by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2006. The guideline applies to children from 1 through 23 months of age. Other exclusions are noted. Each key action statement indicates level of evidence, benefit-harm relationship, and level of recommendation. Key action statements are as follows:

Keywords: bronchiolitis; children; evidence-based; guideline; infants; respiratory syncytial virus.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Bronchiolitis / diagnosis*
  • Bronchiolitis / prevention & control*
  • Bronchiolitis / therapy
  • Disease Management*
  • Humans
  • Infant