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What is asthma

Common long-term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs

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Characterisation of asthma (3)

Variable and recurring symptoms
Reversible airflow obstruction
Bronchospasm

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Asthma symptoms (6)

Wheezing
Coughing
Chest tightness
SoB
Sputum
Use of accessory muscles during respiration

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Asthma monitoring (5)

Sputum exam
CXR
Measuring pulmonary function (PEFR)
Bronchoscopy
VQ scan

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Components of COPD (2)

Emphysema
Obstructive COPD

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What is hypoxaemia

Type 1 respiratory failure - thickening of alveolar barrier

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Type 2 respiratory failure and oxygen concentration

If suffering, give low concentration oxygen

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What is legionnaires disease

Most common type of atypical pneumonia

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Oral issues with inhaled steroid use (4)

Candida risk (white plaques, erythematous)
Xerostomia
Tooth erosion
Oral cancer risk (smokers)

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Oral implications of smoking

Increased oral cancer risk

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Oral cancer signs/symptoms (4)

Lump in nodes
Unhealed ulcers (>2wks) with rolled margins
Periodontal disease
White/red patches

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Possible cross reactivity with other allergies for dental care of patients with asthma (2)

NSAIDs - ask if they've had NSAIDs before
LA sulphites

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Which of the following are clinical symptoms of asthma
Stridor
Morning PEFR dipping
Productive cough
Blood stained sputum
Hyperresonant percussion

Morning PEFR dipping
Sometimes (not always) productive cough