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Is status asthmaticus caused by a prolonged form of asthma that doesn't respond to medications?



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Asked by Ellsworth, Last updated: Apr 28, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 08, 2016

True-severe prolonged form of asthma that doesnt respond to medicationscan lead to respiratory failuresome inhalation meds includes:aerosol- suspension of very small liquid droplets or fine solid particles in a gasnebulizers are machines that vaporize a liquid drug into a fine mistdry powder inhaler (dpi) allows a solid drug to be inhaledmetered dose inhaler (mdi) uses a propellant to deliver a metered dose of drug important to remember: mdi use needs to be timed with inhalationmouth is rinsed out after many mdis to prevent absorption from gi tract and decrease side effects
 

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