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Art of Health Awareness: Do You Know Asthma?

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What is Asthma? 

Asthma is an immediate hypersensitivity response. It is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways with its characteristics of variable and recurring symptoms, bronchospasm, and airflow obstruction. 
During an asthma episode, inflamed airways rea...



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Common Assessment:



Wheezing
Exhausted
Frightened
Thick mucus production
No fever


Intervention/Consideration:


Avoidance of the allergens
Skin testing and hypo-sensitization to identified allergen
Relief of symptoms by the use of pharmacological agents
Oral fluid intake
Avoid milk or milk products
IV therapy if necessary
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