treat acute asthma exacerbations with high doses of INHALED steroids

Many children can treat acute asthma exacerbations with high doses of INHALED steroids.

Children often get ORAL steroids for acute asthma...but they can cause nausea, vomiting, and other systemic effects.

Now there's evidence that high doses of inhaled steroids work as well as oral steroids for mild to moderate exacerbations.

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