Asthma severity

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Asthma severity
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2013-09-28 11:49:52
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  1. intermittent sx
    ≤2 days
  2. intermittent night time awakenings
    ≤2 times/mo
  3. intermittent SABA use for symptom control
    ≤2 days/wk
  4. intermittent interference with normal activity
    none
  5. intermittent lung fx
    • normal FEV1 between exacerbations
    • FEV1 > 80% predicted
    • FEV1/FVC normal
  6. intermittent exacerbations needed oral systemic corticosteroids
    0-1 times/yr
  7. mild persistent sx
    > 2 dys/wk, but not daily
  8. mild persistent night time awakenings
    3-4 times/mo
  9. mild persistent SABA use
    > 2 days/wk but not daily
  10. mild persistent interference with normal activty
    minor
  11. mild persistent lung function
    • FEV ≥ 80% predicted
    • FEV1/FVC normal
  12. mild persistent exacerbations needing oral corticosteroids
    ≥ 2 times/yr
  13. moderate persistent sx
    daily
  14. moderate persistent nighttime awkaenings
    > 1 time/wk but not nightly
  15. moderate persistent SABA use
    daily
  16. moderate persistent interference with normal activity
    some
  17. moderate persistent lung function
    • FEV1 60-80% predicted
    • FEV1/FVC reduced 5%
  18. moderate persistent exacerbations requiring oral systemic corticosteroids
    ≥2 times/yr
  19. severe persistent sx
    throughout day
  20. severe persistent nighttime awakenings
    often 7 times/wk
  21. sever persistent SABA use for control
    several times a day
  22. severe persistent interference with normal activity
    extremely
  23. severe persistent lung function
    • FEV1 < 60% predicted
    • FEV1/FVC reduced >5%
  24. severe persistent exacerbations requiring oral systemic corticosteroids
    ≥ 2 times/yr

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