Bronchiolitis: Different practices, but does it really work?

Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine

ISSN: 2161-105X

Open Access

Bronchiolitis: Different practices, but does it really work?

International Conference on Chest

November 17-18, 2016 Dubai, UAE

Khalid Al Ansari

Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar

Scientific Tracks Abstracts: J Pulm Respir Med

Abstract :

Bronchiolitis is the most common serious lower respiratory tract illness in young infants affecting mainly children between 2 and 5 months of age. It is also a common cause for admission to inpatient especially in infants less than 6 months of age. After decades of research, the recommended treatment remains supportive care. Different practices and many pharmaceutical have been studied with different outcomes. In this presentation, I will talk about the significance of this disease, health impact, and will discuss different tested modalities of treatment and the evidence to support or discourage their use.

Biography :

Khalid Al Ansari has done his MBBS from King Faisal University, KSA in 1997 and has completed his Residency and Fellowship training from the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto. He is an AAP at Royal College of Physician and Surgeon of Canada certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency. He has completed his Master of Health Care Management from Royal College of Surgeon Ireland in 2014. He is the Medical Director of a well-renowned Pediatric Emergency Services in Qatar, a Division Chief of Emergency Medicine in Sidra Medical and Research Center Doha, Qatar and an Associate Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar. He is actively involved in research studies and has published various international publications.


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