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Pulmonology

Pulmonology - Term Definition Is mortality for asthma...

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Term: Is mortality for asthma increasing or decreasing Definition: increasing Term: asthma more common in which sex? Definition: boys until puberty then same Term: how much of mild asthma will be gone by adulthood? Definition: 60% Term: what constitutes mild intermittent symptoms? Definition: less than 2 times wekkly, night symptoms less than 2 times monthly Term: treat mild intermittent Definition: bronchodilators alone
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Term: what is mild persistent? Definition: normal PFTs at baseline, symptoms more than 2 times weekly, night symptoms more than twice a month Term: treat mild persistent asthma. Definition: bronchodilator prn, low dose inhaled steroid Term: what is moderate persistent asthma? Definition: requires bronchodilators more than twice a week Term: treat moderate persistent asthma Definition: low-medium dose steroid, long acting bronchodilator, and prn short acting bronchodilator Term: Is atelectasis in asthma a sign of pneumonia? Definition: no
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Term: What is a mild, moderate, and severe asthma exacerbation? Definition: more than 50% predicted FEV1 is mild, worse is moderate Term: Are mucolytics and physical therapy indicated for asthma? Definition: no Term: What causes chronic night time cough that can be productive with no other symptoms? Definition: cough variant asthma Term: What can mimic asthma in infants? Definition: aspiration, BPD, foreign body, vascular rings, bronchiolitis, bronchogenic cyst, tracheal stenosis Term: What percent of asthmatics have allergies? Definition: 80%
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Term: describe exercise induced asthma Definition: within 5 minutes of exercise, stops withint 15 minutes of stopping exercise on its own Term: Besides asthma what gives exercise intolerance? Definition: cardiac disease, anemia, muscle weakness, poor conditioning, depression, distraction Term: risk factors for persistent asthma?
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