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Asthma

This video tutorial covers the history, examination, differential diagnosis, investigations and management of asthma.  
Podmedics
about 8 years ago
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Respiratory Distress & Status asthmaticus in Paediatrics

A detailed presentation about Respiratory Distress & Status asthmaticus in Paediatric patients  
DR. AMY
over 7 years ago
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Asthma: nebuliser and inhaler use

This video - produced by students at Oxford University Medical School in conjunction with the faculty - demonstrates how to use a nebuliser and explain correct inhaler technique to a patient. It is part of a series of videos covering Respiratory Medicine skills.  
Hussam Rostom
about 7 years ago
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childhood asthma

slide presentation of childhood asthma, covering about epidemiology, pathology, presentation, investigation and management and prognosis.  
malek ahmad
almost 7 years ago
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Asthma

Case history with pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment. Patient details changed to preserve anonymity.  
Anne Parfitt-Rogers
almost 7 years ago
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Emergency Protocol for Bronchial Asthma

provides details of Management of asthma exacerbations in adults  
Kamal Eldirawi
over 6 years ago
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astma classification and treatment for different age

simple classification used for asthma given very briefly.  
sampath kumar
over 6 years ago
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Asthma Guide for Management

By: Mohammed K. Abo Jalanbo, Intern Doctor, IUG School of Medicine  
Mohammed Khalil
almost 6 years ago
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Explaining The Inhaler Technique OSCE Station Guide

Patients with respiratory disease (breathing problems) such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) often require medication in the form of inhalers. Basically they need to inhale, hence the term inhalers, the medication via their mouth into their lungs.  
OSCE Skills
over 5 years ago
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Asthma

 
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 5 years ago
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History Taking - Respiratory

80% of clinical information comes from the history. Shortness of breath Onset – when? How (was it sudden / prolonged)?  - Rapid, slow, subacute (inbetween acute and slow (chronic)) Sudden: Anaphylaxis Anxiety (panic attack) MI PE Acute asthma Anxiety Long term onset of shortness of breath  
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 5 years ago
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Anti-Histamines

Histamine H1-receptor antagonists These are not used in the management of respiratory conditions. They are mostly effective against mast cell activated inflammatory reactions. In asthma, mast cells are involved in the early stages of the reaction, but their role is not great enough to respond to therapeutic modification. These drugs are useful in patients with very mild atopic asthma, such as in cases of hay fever.  
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 5 years ago
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Inhaled Corticosteroids

Inhaled corticosteroids  These are used for their anti-inflammatory effects in asthma. They are very effective in asthma, but are of limited use in COPD.   Mechanism If you want lots of info on steroids, see the Cushing’s disease notes. In relation to asthma:  
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 5 years ago
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Leukotriene Antagonists

Leukotriene receptor antagonists These are given in oral tablet form and are used to treat severe chronic asthma. They are only ever used in conjunction with corticosteroids.   Mechanism They block the LTD4 receptor on smooth muscle, which normally responds to leukotriene activation. Thus by blocking this receptor they prevent bronchoconstriction.  
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 5 years ago
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Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

Upper Respiratory Tract Infections These account for up to 80% of all RTI’s in children. They can involve the ears, nose, throat and sinuses. They are rarely serious and will not often require hospitalisation. They can become an issue when: A very young child has an RTI that causes a severely ‘blocked nose’ as this can affect feeding. This may result in hospitalisation. There are associated febrile convulsions The RTI causes an exacerbation of asthma  
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 5 years ago
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Asthma Explained Clearly 1of2

Understand asthma with this clear explanation by Dr. Roger Seheult.  
YouTube
over 5 years ago
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Asthma Explained Clearly 2of2

Understand asthma with this clear explanation by Dr. Roger Seheult.  
YouTube
over 5 years ago
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Asthma inhalers could go into schools - BBC News

Plans to allow schools to keep asthma inhalers go to public consultation, as campaigners say current rules endanger hundreds of thousands of children.  
BBC News
over 5 years ago