Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases

Dyspnea Assessment
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antihistamine controls allergy symptomsZyrtecnasal polyps,asthma, and sensitivity to aspirin and NSAIDS and salicylic acidAsthma triadace inhibitors: cause cough beta blockers: induce bronchospasm tartrazine: yellow dye 5 Sulfite containing preservativesAsthma patients must avoid...extreme acute asthma attack -hypoxia -hypercapnia -acute resp. failure without treatment leads to hypotension, bradycardia, and resp/cardio arrest Emergency Treatment: steroids and bronchodilators do not work! - intubation and mechanical ventilation - hemodynamic monitoring - analgesia and sedation V Mg sulfateStatus asthmaticusChronic inflammatory response in lungs persistent airflow limitationCOPDpresence of cough and sputum production for at least 3 months in each of 2 consecutive yearsChronic bronchitisairway flow problem dusky to cyanotic color recurring cough and sputum produxn hypoxic hypercapnic respiratory acidosis Increases Hgb Increases Resp. rate exertional dyspnea digital clubbing cardiac enlargement right sided heart failure use of accessory musclesChronic bronchitis manifestationsdestruction of alveoli Co2 retention minimal cyanosis pursed lip breathing dyspnea increase resp. rate hyperresonance on chest percussion orthopneic barrel chest exertional dyspnea prolonged expiration talks in short jerky sentences anxious use of accessory muscles thin appearance chest breather fatigue wheezing and chest tightness decreased breath sounds tripod position polycthemia and cyanosis increase RBC production peripheral edema around anklesEmphysema manifestations