May 1, 1978

Asthma in adults II: the patient in status asthmaticus

Hospital Practice
H B Richerson


A life-threatening emergency requiring intensive hospital care, status asthmaticus responds to therapy with aminophylline, epinephrine, and steroids. Spirometry and blood gas measurements are used to follow the patient's progress.

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Care of Intensive Care Unit Patient
Broncholytic Effect
Sputum, Induced
Epinephrine Acetate
Epinephrine Measurement

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