*  Managing a severe acute asthma exacerbation | Article | NursingCenter
Caring for a patient with an acute asthma exacerbation or status asthmaticus is quite common in critical care. In this art... ... Keeping asthma under control, every day. The goal of asthma therapy is to keep asthma under control. Therapy is based on asthma ... Severity of asthma exacerbations. Clinical manifestations of an acute asthma exacerbation vary among patients and by the ... Kanazawa H. Anticholinergic agents in asthma: chronic bronchodilator therapy, relief of acute severe asthma, reduction of ...
  http://www.nursingcenter.com/journalarticle?Article_ID=859826
*  Contact Us - XOLAIR (Omalizumab)
Acute Asthma Symptoms XOLAIR has not been shown to alleviate asthma exacerbations acutely. Do not use XOLAIR to treat acute ... Do not use serum total IgE levels obtained less than 1 year following discontinuation to reassess the dosing regimen for asthma ... XOLAIR has been shown to decrease the incidence of asthma exacerbations in these patients. Chronic idiopathic urticaria in ... More XOLAIR-treated patients were diagnosed with severe asthma (50%) compared to the non-XOLAIR-treated patients (23%). A ...
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*  Montelukast With Status Asthmaticus, Ages 2-5 - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Participant must have a history of reactive airway disease (RAD) or asthma, and must currently be admitted for an acute ... Status Asthmaticus Asthma Drug: Montelukast Other: Sterile water Phase 2 Phase 3 ... Once enrolled, a baseline modified Wood's-Downes clinical asthma severity score will be recorded pre and post completion of a ... Asthma. Bronchial Diseases. Respiratory Tract Diseases. Respiratory Hypersensitivity. Hypersensitivity, Immediate. ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00491790
*  Management of severe acute asthma | The BMJ
Management of severe acute asthma. Br Med J 1978; 1 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.6123.1350-c (Published 20 May 1978) Cite ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/1/6123/1350.4
*  Acute asthma during pregnancy. | Thorax
However, if the acute attack of asthma is relatively mild and promptly treated, it does not have a serious effect on the ... BACKGROUND: Acute asthma during pregnancy is potentially dangerous to the fetus. The aim of this study was to investigate the ... effect of an acute attack of asthma during pregnancy on the course of pregnancy or delivery, or the health of the newborn ... data on 47 patients with an attack of asthma during pregnancy were compared with those of 457 asthmatics with no recorded acute ...
  http://thorax.bmj.com/content/51/4/411
*  Dose of magnesium sulphate for severe acute asthma.
The author postulates that the dose of magnesium sulphate used in earlier trials in acute asthma was inadequate (1.2 to 2 g IV ... Dose of magnesium sulphate for severe acute asthma.. Several studies have been published, looking at the efficacy of ... A 35-year-old woman was admitted to our accident and emergency department suffering from severe acute asthma. She became ... IV magnesium sulfate in the treatment of acute severe asthma: a multicenter randomized controlled trial. Chest 2002; 122:489- ...
  https://www.thefreelibrary.com/amp/Dose+of+magnesium+sulphate+for+severe+acute+asthma.-a0204614232
*  Nebuhaler versus nebuliser in children with acute asthma | The BMJ
Nebuhaler versus nebuliser in children with acute asthma Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1984; 289 :109 ... Nebuhaler versus nebuliser in children with acute asthma. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1984; 289 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj. ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/289/6437/109.4
*  Authors' response: hyperoxia in acute asthma | Thorax
... with acute severe asthma. However, we consider that the 3.9-fold greater risk of patients developing an increase in ... and Tunnicliffe1 regarding our study of the effects of high concentration oxygen therapy in acute exacerbations of asthma.2 We ... Randomised controlled trial of high concentration versus titrated oxygen therapy in severe exacerbations of asthma. Thorax 2011 ... While permissive hypercapnia is an approach to the management of mechanical ventilation for severe asthma, this relates to ...
  http://thorax.bmj.com/content/67/9/834.1
*  Continuous versus intermittent beta-agonists for acute asthma | Cochrane
Continuous versus intermittent beta-agonists for acute asthma. During acute asthma attacks, inhaled beta-agonists (reliever ... Inhaled beta2-agonists for asthma in mechanically ventilated patients. *Intravenous beta2-agonists for acute asthma in the ... Patients with acute asthma treated in the emergency department are frequently treated with intermittent inhaled beta-agonists ... Current evidence supports the use of CBA in patients with severe acute asthma who present to the emergency department to ...
  http://www.cochrane.org/CD001115/AIRWAYS_continuous-versus-intermittent-beta-agonists-for-acute-asthma
*  Managing the paediatric patient with an acute asthma exacerbation | Canadian Paediatric Society
... management and disposition of paediatric patients with a known diagnosis of asthma who present with an acute asthma ... exacerbation, especially preschoolers at high risk for persistent asthma. Guidance includes the assessment of asthma severity,… ... Children with acute asthma exacerbations frequently present to an emergency department with signs of respiratory distress. The ... Performance of a novel clinical score, the Pediatric Asthma Severity Score (PASS), in the evaluation of acute asthma. Acad ...
  https://www.cps.ca/en/documents/position/management-acute-asthma-exacerbation
*  Dexamethasone Tolerability in the Treatment of Acute Asthma in Children - Tabular View - ClinicalTrials.gov
To evaluate asthma symptom control post emergency room visit for acute asthma exacerbation. [ Time Frame: 7-14 days following ... Dexamethasone Tolerability in the Treatment of Acute Asthma in Children. The safety and scientific validity of this study is ... Dexamethasone Tolerability in the Treatment of Acute Asthma in Children. Brief Summary The purpose of this study is to assess ... Dexamethasone Tolerability in the Treatment of Acute Asthma in Children. Official Title ICMJE ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/record/NCT00973687
*  Study of urinary leukotriene E4 levels in children with acute asthma | IJGM
In this study, 63 children with acute asthma exacerbation (group I) and 25 healthy children as the control (group II) were ... The ULTE4 and the TS IgE levels are significantly elevated during acute asthma episodes in children. The significant positive ... in asthmatic children during acute asthma exacerbation. Also, we wanted to correlate it with the total serum (TS) ... All children were subjected to a full medical history, and an emphasis was placed on the symptoms of asthma exacerbation and a ...
  https://www.dovepress.com/study-of-urinary-leukotriene-e4-levels-in-children-with-acute-asthma-peer-reviewed-article-IJGM
*  Decrease in beta-adrenergic receptors of lymphocytes in spontaneously occurring acute asthma.
... density in spontaneously occurring acute asthma, BAR binding studies were performed on peripheral blood lymphocytes in eight ... of BAR in acute asthma was significantly lower by 44.2 percent compared with that in stable asthma; FEV1/FVC ratio decreased by ... The Bmax for acute asthma also was significantly lower than that in normal subjects. The Bmax of BAR in all subjects was ... Acute Disease. Adolescent. Adult. Aged. Asthma / metabolism*, physiopathology. Forced Expiratory Volume. Humans. ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Decrease-in-beta-adrenergic-receptors/8393400.html
*  Dexamethasone Tolerability in the Treatment of Acute Asthma in Children - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
To evaluate asthma symptom control post emergency room visit for acute asthma exacerbation. [ Time Frame: 7-14 days following ... Dexamethasone Tolerability in the Treatment of Acute Asthma in Children. This study has been completed. ... in pediatric patients with an acute exacerbation of asthma. [ Time Frame: During Emergency Department visit ]. ... in pediatric patients during an acute asthma exacerbation. ... Dexamethasone Tolerability in the Treatment of Acute Asthma in ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00973687
*  Chlamydia pneumoniae immunoglobulin A reactivation and airway inflammation in acute asthma | European Respiratory Society
... pneumoniae in acute asthma was examined. It was found that over one-third of adults presenting with acute severe asthma showed ... Asthma was defined using American Thoracic Society criteria and an acute exacerbation of asthma by presentation to the ... A case report of an acute infection in asthma found an acute lymphocytic infiltrate 3. Infection with C. trachomatis results in ... Infection with Chlamydia pneumoniae can trigger acute asthma and is associated with severe chronic asthma. The aim of the ...
  http://erj.ersjournals.com/content/20/4/834.long
*  Acute asthma treatment guidelines: Reducing morbidity and mortality in South Africa
Acute asthma exacerbations and hospitalisation account for much of the economic burden of asthma. Appropriate treatment of ... timely treatment of acute asthma exacerbations, asthma mortality and morbidity can be substantially reduced. However, as a ... for management of acute and chronic asthma in children and adults, an active national asthma education programme, and ... of children with severe asthma symptoms have never been diagnosed with asthma.[4] In addition, over 80% of asthma-related ...
  http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0256-95742013000300023&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  Oral montelukast in acute asthma exacerbations: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial | Thorax
Oral montelukast treatment of preschool-aged children with acute asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2006;96:731-5. ... The inclusion criteria comprised adults aged between 18 and 50, a primary diagnosis of acute asthma, no other acute pathology ... 15 A small number of studies have shown benefits of LTRAs in acute asthma.15-19 The two largest studies using an LTRA in acute ... in acute asthma.5 Exacerbations of asthma are associated with increased cysteinyl leukotriene production, as evidenced by ...
  http://thorax.bmj.com/content/early/2010/10/18/thx.2010.135038
*  Review: Inhaled corticosteroids reduce hospital admissions in acute asthma | Annals of Internal Medicine | American College of...
In patients with acute asthma in the emergency department (ED), are inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) more effective than placebo? ... The effectiveness of inhaled corticosteroids in the emergency department treatment of acute asthma: a meta-analysis. Ann Emerg ... Peters J. Review: Inhaled corticosteroids reduce hospital admissions in acute asthma. ACP J Club. 2003;138:18. doi: 10.7326/ ... Review: Inhaled corticosteroids reduce hospital admissions in acute asthma Jay Peters, MD ...
  http://annals.org/aim/article-abstract/2539578/review-inhaled-corticosteroids-reduce-hospital-admissions-acute-asthma
*  Intravenous magnesium for acute asthma? | Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin
... magnesium sulphate in patients with acute severe asthma, an unlicensed indication.2 Here we discuss the rationale for giving i. ... v. magnesium and whether it offers any advantage for patients with acute severe asthma. ... Each year in the UK, around 1,500 people die from asthma.1 Standard treatment has been based on bronchodilators (e.g. beta2- ... stimulants) and anti-inflammatory drugs (corticosteroids). The recently revised British Guideline on the Management of Asthma ...
  http://dtb.bmj.com/content/41/10/79
*  Radiographic features in 1016 adults admitted to hospital with acute asthma. | Emergency Medicine Journal
A retrospective review was carried out of the radiographic features of 1016 adults admitted to hospital with acute asthma over ... Admission chest radiography is therefore indicated in adults who are hospitalized with acute asthma. ... complications of asthma including infection, segmental or greater atelectasis, one case of pneumomediastinum and one case of ... We conclude that in this large series of patients presenting with asthma symptoms severe enough to merit admission there is an ...
  http://emj.bmj.com/content/11/4/234
*  Successful Use of Extracorporeal Life Support after Double Traumatic Tracheobronchial Injury in a Patient with Severe Acute...
We report the case of an asthmatic patient with blunt trachea and left main bronchus injuries who developed acute severe asthma ... Extracorporeal life support was removed on day five after medical treatment of acute severe asthma. So we report the successful ... Use of Extracorporeal Life Support after Double Traumatic Tracheobronchial Injury in a Patient with Severe Acute Asthma. Xavier ... use of extracorporeal life support for operated double blunt tracheobronchial injury with acute severe asthma. ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/pm/2011/936240/abs/
*  Acute asthma exacerbation - WikEM
Scarfone RJ, Friedlaender EY.beta2-Agonists in acute asthma: the evolving state of the art. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2002;18(6):442- ... Effectiveness of steroid therapy in acute exacerbations of asthma: a meta-analysis. Am J Emerg Med. Jul 1992;10(4):301-10 ... Volovitz B. Inhaled budesonide in the management of acute worsenings and exacerbations of asthma: a review of the evidence. ... The efficacy of nebulized racemic epinephrine in children with acute asthma: a randomized, double-blind trial. Acad Emerg Med. ...
  https://www.wikem.org/wiki/Asthma_exacerbation
*  Regular vs ad-lib albuterol for patients hospitalized with acute asthma | Finding Answers
Regular vs ad-lib albuterol for patients hospitalized with acute asthma. Chandra A, Shim C, Cohen HW, Chung V, Maggiore D, Mani ... Home » Regular vs ad-lib albuterol for patients hospitalized with acute asthma ...
  http://www.solvingdisparities.org/node/341
*  Guideline for the management of acute asthma in children: 2013 update - Part 3: March 2013
KLING, S et al. Guideline for the management of acute asthma in children: 2013 update - Part 3: March 2013. SAMJ, S. Afr. med. ... A working group of the South African Childhood Asthma Group was established to review the published literature on acute asthma ... Treatment of acute asthma in this age group is similar to that of older children. CONCLUSION: Effective therapy for treatment ... Assessment of acute asthma in children below the age of 2 years can be difficult, and other causes of wheezing must be excluded ...
  http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_abstract&pid=S0256-95742013000300032&lng=es&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  "Subcutaneous Late Phase Responses are Augmented During Local Inhalatio" by Anurag Singh, Roger S. Thrall et al.
Acute exposure of sensitized mice to antigen elicits allergic airway disease (AAD) characterized by Th2 cytokine-dependent ... Acute exposure of sensitized mice to antigen elicits allergic airway disease (AAD) characterized by Th2 cytokine-dependent ... Subcutaneous Late Phase Responses are Augmented During Local Inhalational Tolerance in a Murine Asthma Model ... "Subcutaneous Late Phase Responses are Augmented During Local Inhalational Tolerance in a Murine Asthma Model" (2008). Articles ...
  http://opencommons.uconn.edu/uchcres_articles/50/