Life-Threatening Asthma

June 17, 2022 00:37:25
Life-Threatening Asthma
Critical Care Perspectives in Emergency Medicine
Life-Threatening Asthma
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Show Notes

Approximately 2 million patients present each year to EDs in the United States for acute asthma exacerbations.  Of these, up to 50,000 may require ICU admission for continued care and resuscitation.  The management of critically ill asthmatic patients can be fraught with peril.  In this podcast we discuss the assessment and management of patients presenting with a severe asthma exacerbation.

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