Tag Archives: Oxygen level

When you take your child to a doctor

When seen by the doctor or nurse, ensure your child has their oxygen level checked. They also need to have the air entry to their lungs checked with a stethoscope as part of the review. They are highly likely to need a course of oral steroids (prednisolone) to settle down the inflammations. Important This cannot […]

What if my child is admitted to hospital ?

Occasionally your child may be admitted to hospital if they are very wheezy, their oxygen levels are low or they need help with their feeding. The nurses will make regular observations of your child’s temperature, heart rate, breathing and oxygen levels. Your child may be given extra oxygen if their levels of oxygen are low. […]