Suppress the cough
Relax smooth muscles of the bronchial airway
Removes the cap and shakes the inhaler well before use.
Presses the canister down with finger as he breathes in.
Inhales the mist and quickly exhales.
Waits 1 to 2 minutes between puffs if more than one puff has been prescribed.
“Is there any possibility that you could be pregnant?”
“Are you wearing any metal chains or jewelry?”
“Can you hold your breath easily?”
“Are you able to hold your arms above your head?”
Encouraging additional fluids for the next 24 hours
Ensuring the return of the gag reflex before offering foods or fluids
Administering atropine intravenously
Administering small doses of midazolam (Versed).
Brachial and radial arteries. and then releases them and observes the circulation of the hand.
Radial and ulnar arteries. releases one. evaluates the color of the hand. and repeats the process with the other artery.
Radial artery and observes for color changes in the affected hand.
Ulnar artery and observes for color changes in the affected hand.
Chronic obstructive bronchitis
Bronchial asthma and bronchitis
Decreased anxiety level
Increased comfort level
Reduction of N/V
Decreased frequency and intensity of cough
Maintain a fluid intake of 800 ml every 24 hours.
Experience chills only once a day
Cough productively without chest discomfort.
Experience less nasal obstruction and discharge.
A 60-year-old man with a hiatal hernia
A 36-year-old woman with 3 children
A 50-year-old woman caring for a spouse with cancer
A 60-year-old woman with osteoarthritis