Card Set Information
What is Asthma?
A chronic inflamatory disorder of the airways.
Intermittent and reversible airlfow obstruction affects only the airways,
not the alveoli.
Airway obstruction occurs due to inflamation and airway hyperresponsivness
What are the symptoms of Asthma?
What can trigger an asthma attack?
Cold dry air
After exposure to the allergen or irritant, how long can it take for an asthma attack take place in an early-phase response?
After exposure to the allergen or irritant, how long can it take for an asthma attack take place in an late-phase response?