Respiratory Conditions

Children with sputum retention and/or poor posture and breathing patterns, not needing acute admission:

  • Refer to Paediatric Physiotherapy for short term treatment and advice and long term management strategies. eg Cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis


Children with asthma, not needing hospital admission:

  • Refer to a Specialist Asthma Clinic (often nurse led in GP surgeries)

Last updated: 02/05/2012

Update due: 02/05/2013