Bronchiolitis - discharge

RSV bronchiolitis - discharge; Respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis - discharge

Your child has bronchiolitis, which causes swelling and mucus to build up in the smallest air passages of the lungs.

Now that your child is going home from the hospital, follow your health care provider's instructions on how to care for your child. Use the information below as a reminder.


Bronchiolitis is an inflammation of the bronchioles (smaller airways that branch off the main airway) usually caused by a viral infection.

When You're in the Hospital

What to Expect at Home

Home Care

Eating and Drinking


When to Call the Doctor