Online exclusiveDiagnosing and treating respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitisNapierkowski, Daria B. DNP, APN-BC, CNEAuthor Information Daria B. Napierkowski is an assistant professor at William Paterson University, Wayne, N.J. The author has disclosed that she has no financial relationships related to this article. The Nurse Practitioner: September 22, 2016 - Volume 41 - Issue 9 - p 1-4 doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000490395.74098.08 Buy Metrics Abstract Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is one of the major causes of respiratory tract illness in children and can lead to significant infection and death. This article discusses the incidence, clinical presentation, diagnosis, current treatment, and prevention options to successfully diagnose and treat infections caused by RSV. Copyright © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.