Steaming is very effective for treating croup in young children,but the danger of accidental burns has made this method rather unpopular. Nebulisers are now used for croup especially for giving adrenaline and cortisone-type inhalation treatments.Nebulisers are mainly used for treating chest infections particularly where children are wheezing such as with asthma.Nebulistaion also helps childrebn to cough up mucous that is in their chests when they have chest infections.
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