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Acute Asthma Exacerbations and Uncomplicated Bronchitis

An Evidence-based Approach to Management

Christy M. Yates
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Christy M. Yates


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  • Run Time:
  • 12.00
  • Publisher:
  • Fitzgerald Health Education Associates
  • Contact Hours:
  • 1.30
  • Rx Contact Hours:
  • 1.30
  • Edition:
  • 3
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Description

Learn the latest evidence-based recommendations on the assessment and intervention in acute asthma exacerbations. Christy Yates, NP asthma expert and certified asthma educator provides insights into the National Asthma Education Program Expert Panel-3 guidelines for determining acute asthma exacerbation severity levels and the recommended pharmacologic treatments for each level. Utilizing case studies, this seminar suggests tips for the management of acute mild to severe asthma symptoms. It also includes a detailed review of inhaled short-acting beta2-agonists, systemic corticosteroids, and inhaled anticholinergic agents. In addition, Ms. Yates concludes the seminar with a discussion of the evidence-based guidelines for the management of acute uncomplicated bronchitis.