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About this information

NICE guidelines provide advice on the care and support that should be offered to people who use health and care services.

This information explains the advice about bronchiolitis that is set out in NICE guideline NG9.

Does this information apply to me?

Yes, if your child is up to 2 years old and has been diagnosed as having bronchiolitis.

It does not cover infants and children who:

  • have other respiratory illnesses (for example, asthma or viral‑induced wheeze)

  • are already in hospital in neonatal care or children's intensive care units.

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