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- Topic: Disease
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R.'s secretions, administration of I.V. fluids to keep B.R. hydrated, and, prior to hospitalization, the administration of albuterol.
B.R.'s breathing was labored and was not significantly improved by the interventions, although suctioning to clear the airways and the introduction of oxygen ensured adequate oxygen intake. Postiaux et al. found that the addition of prolonged slow expirations and provoked coughs could contribute "actively to a direct and immediate drainage of secretions" (2011).