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Asthma Respiratory Disorders With Professor Rhonda Lawes Hazel Espinosa, [email protected] © | This document is protected by copyright. Slides_Nursing_Asthma.pdf - 1903946:42569:123822:12042020 Powered by TCPDF ()
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Asthma is a chronic condition that causes inflammation and narrowing of the bronchial tubes. Asthma American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Hazel Espinosa, [email protected] © | This document is protected by copyright. Slides_Nursing_Asthma.pdf - 1903946:42569:123822:12042020 Powered by TCPDF ()
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Asthma affects over 26 million Americans and is one of the most common childhood illnesses. Asthma American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Hazel Espinosa, [email protected] © | This document is protected by copyright. Slides_Nursing_Asthma.pdf - 1903946:42569:123822:12042020 Powered by TCPDF ()
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ACAAI Asthma Types ACAAI (American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) Adult-onset asthma Allergic asthma Asthma-COPD overlap Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) Nonallergic asthma Occupational asthma Hazel Espinosa, [email protected] © | This document is protected by copyright. Slides_Nursing_Asthma.pdf - 1903946:42569:123822:12042020 Powered by TCPDF ()
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Persistent cough (especially at night, with exercise, or when laughing) Shortness of breath Chest tightness Wheezing when breathing (especially on exhale) Bronchospasm Common Asthma Symptoms © by Lecturio Hazel Espinosa, [email protected] © | This document is protected by copyright. Slides_Nursing_Asthma.pdf - 1903946:42569:123822:12042020 Powered by TCPDF ()
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Asthmatic Airways © by Lecturio Relaxed smooth muscles Tightened smooth muscles Normal airway Asthmatic airway Asthmatic airway during attack Hazel Espinosa, [email protected] © | This document is protected by copyright. Slides_Nursing_Asthma.pdf - 1903946:42569:123822:12042020 Powered by TCPDF ()
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Common Triggers Allergens Exercise Illness Weather Stress Smoke Some foods Hazel Espinosa, [email protected] © | This document is protected by copyright. Slides_Nursing_Asthma.pdf - 1903946:42569:123822:12042020 Powered by TCPDF ()
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Bronchospasm © by Lecturio Sudden tightening/constriction of the muscles of the walls of the bronchioles Usually caused by inflammatory response Can quickly become a life- threatening emergency Watch for accessory muscle use Hazel Espinosa, [email protected] © | This document is protected by copyright. Slides_Nursing_Asthma.pdf - 1903946:42569:123822:12042020 Powered by TCPDF ()
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Rescue Inhalers Maxpixel, CC0 Bronchodilators Quick-relief medicines are taken at the first sign of symptoms for immediate relief: Short-acting inhaled β 2 agonists Anticholinergics Hazel Espinosa, [email protected] © | This document is protected by copyright. Slides_Nursing_Asthma.pdf - 1903946:42569:123822:12042020 Powered by TCPDF ()
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Adrenergic receptors are receptors that are activated by norepinephrine and epinephrine.
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