•Laryngotracheobronchitis, or Croup, is the inflammation of the larynx, trachea, and major bronchi.
•A child with laryngotracheobronchitis is placed in a mist tent primarily to increase oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange.
•Early signs of hypoxia include restlessness, headache, fatigue, shortness of breath, and cyanosis.
•Incorrect: Flushing of the face and mouth breathing are not signs of hypoxia.
•Incorrect: Croup is associated with a barking cough, but this is a symptom, not a sign of hypoxia.