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Flashcards in Asthma Deck (6)
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1

An obstruction airway disease caused by ___ and ___ of the bronchioles?

Spasms, Imflammation

2

What are the signs of asthma?

SOB, tachycardia, expiratory wheezes, and possibly a cough

3

When will the client experience the cough?

At night

4

What is the primary treatment goal?

To identify allergen

5

What medications work best for treatment?

Anti-inflammatory,
Corticosteroids bronchodilators
leukotriene, which reduces inflammation

6

What are leukotriene modifiers?

They are drugs used to block the chemical leukotriene, which reduces inflammation

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