It is vital that advanced practice nurses perform a thorough physical

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require intubation. It is vital that advanced practice nurses perform a thorough physical examination and identity risk factors such as smoking, and exposure to pet dander that may make children prone to this
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disease. The knowledge of the risk factors for croup and its recurrence can help providers give better information to families of affected children and to predict possible recurrent episodes.References:Colds in children. (2005, October). Retrieved March 27, 2019, from Pediactric Child HealthHuether, S. E., & McCance, K. L. (2017). Understanding pathophysiology (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.Pruikkonen, H., Dunder, T., Renko, M., Pokka, T., & Uhari, M. (2009). Risk factors for croup in children with recurrent respiratory infections: a case-control study. Paediatric And Perinatal Epidemiology, 23(2), 153–159. Rennie, D. C., Karunanayake, C. P., Chen, Y., Nakagawa, K., Pahwa, P., Senthilselvan, A., & Dosman, J. A. (2013). CD14 gene variants and their importance for childhood croup, atopy, and asthma. Disease Markers, 35(6), 765–771.
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