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1

How does a wheeze occur?

Due to bronchoconstriction
Airway wall thickening
Luminal secretions

2

How does a wheeze occur?

Due to bronchoconstriction
Airway wall thickening
Luminal secretions

3

What does maternal smoking during pregnancy do?

Decreases FEv1
Increases the chance of asthma

4

What are the 3 proven risk factors for asthma?

Genetic
Occupation
Smoking

5

When, in asthma, will there be no reversibility to a bronchodilator?

No or severe bronchoconstriction

6

What happens to the airways during asthma?

Narrowing of the airways

7

If there is obstruction, during spirometry, FEV1 is what?

8

What must someone have to have asthma?

They must have a wheeze

9

What does maternal smoking during pregnancy do?

Decreases FEv1
Increases the chance of asthma

10

What are the 3 proven risk factors for asthma?

Genetic
Occupation
Smoking

11

When, in asthma, will there be no reversibility to a bronchodilator?

No or severe bronchoconstriction

12

What happens to the airways during asthma?

Narrowing of the airways

13

If there is obstruction, during spirometry, FEV1 is what?

Less than 80% of predicted

14

What must someone have to have asthma?

They must have a wheeze