Croup: Managing a Croup Attack
Using techniques to help your child control symptoms of Reference croup Opens New Window can help prevent the need to see a doctor at a clinic or emergency room. These techniques focus on keeping your child's airway open to make breathing easier.
- Keep calm and soothe your child. Anxiety and panic can make symptoms worse.
- Recognize that symptoms often sound and appear worse than they really are.
- Use moisture.
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|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 29, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Thomas Emmett Francoeur, MD, MDCM, CSPQ, FRCPC - Pediatrics