Pulmonary

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Author:
sini
ID:
185517
Filename:
Pulmonary
Updated:
2012-11-26 22:11:10
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Asthma Type Treatment
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Description:
Asthma Type and Treatment
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  1. Mild intermittent 
    - Exacerbations (2)
    - Long Term (2)
    • Exacerbations:
    • Inhaled short-acting beta2- agonist
    • IV corticosteroids if persistent symptoms
    • Long Term:
    • No daily meds needed
    • mast cells stabilizers if trigger is known
  2. Mild persistent
    - Exacerbations (2)
    - Long term (2)
    • Exacerbations:
    • Same as mild intermittent
    • Long-term:
    • inhaled low-dose corticosteroid
    • mast cell stabilizer, leukotriene inhibitor, or theophylline
  3. Moderate persistent
    - Exacerbations (2)
    - Long-term (2)
    • Exacerbations:
    • Same as mild intermittent and mild persistent
    • Long-term:
    • inhaled low to medium dose corticosteroids and long-acting beta2-agonist
    • leukotriene inhibitor or theophylline
  4. Severe
    - Exacerbations (2)
    - Long-term (2)
    • Exacerbations:
    • Same as mild intermittent, mild persistent, and moderate persistent
    • Long-term:¬†
    • inhaled HIGH dose corticosteroids and long-acting beta2 agonists
    • systemic corticosteroids

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