8. Management of Lung Infection in Children

  1. Janice Mighten RGN, RSCN, MSc, BMed Sci(Hons)
  1. Alan R. Smyth

Published Online: 5 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702680.ch8

Children's Respiratory Nursing

Children's Respiratory Nursing

How to Cite

Smyth, A. R. (2012) Management of Lung Infection in Children, in Children's Respiratory Nursing (ed J. Mighten), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702680.ch8

Author Information

  1. Professor of Child Health, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Nottingham; Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Nottingham Children's Hospital

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405197755

Online ISBN: 9781118702680



  • Anaphylaxis and epiglottitis;
  • Bacterial tracheitis;
  • Bronchiolitis;
  • Empyema;
  • Epstein-Barr virus (EBV);
  • Lung infection;
  • Pneumonia;
  • Pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis;
  • Stridor;
  • Tuberculosis (TB)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Bronchiolitis

  • Pneumonia

  • Empyema

  • Infectious and Non-Infectious Causes of Acute Stridor in Children

  • Tuberculosis in Children

  • Conclusion

  • References