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Leukotriene modifiers

Montelukast

Not for acute attack

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Cystic Fibrosis

Assessments/findings:
Cough w/thick sputum

Complications: resp failure, pneumothorax

Management: Mobilize mucous, Chest physical therapy, postural drainage, nebulized saline.

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Cor pulmonale

Pulmonary HTN from lung disease->alveoli shrivel, blood doesnt flow to them->backs up, too much volume causes HTN

Pulmonary HTN leads to R side cardiac hypertrophy due to it being harder to push.