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In preschool children with an acute wheezing episode presenting to the emergency department, using 4ml of hypertonic saline 5% mixed with 0.5 ml of albuteral for nebulizer treatments, as compared with using normal saline mixed with the albuterol solution, significantly shortened length of stay and lowered the admission rate.

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