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Unformatted text preview: they have any medication. If they do have medication, check if it is for an emergency or if it is for maintenance/prevention medication. Once you have determined the medication to be for an emergency ask them if they need to be assisted in using the inhaler. Identify the common medications used for both emergency and maintenance. There are many medications for asthma for emergency use and maintenance. Some emergency medications can be Albuterol, which is a generic name for the medications; there are many different brads for Albuterol. For example, Accuneb®, Proventil, HFA®, Ventolin are some brands that make albuterol. A maintenance medication would be Flowvent, Singulair, Advere....
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- Spring '08
- asthma attack