Asthma exacerbation breath sounds

Asthma: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Some people have long-term shortness of breath with episodes of increased
shortness of breath. … Wheezing or other asthma-related sounds may be heard.

Asthma – LSU Health Shreveport

Decreased breath sounds may be an ominous sign in asthma exacerbations,
indicating that the patient is no longer moving enough air through air passages to

Signs of Worsening Asthma | LIVESTRONG.COM

Dec 20, 2009 Usually, patients with an asthma exacerbation have some respiratory distress,
with rapid breathing and cough. … Diminished Breath Sounds.

Asthma – Guide to Asthma Attacks Treatment Asthma Symptoms

During an exacerbation of asthmatic symptoms, signs and symptoms can include
coughing, … Slow breathing and no breathing sounds are very ominous signs.

COPD Exacerbation: 10 Symptoms to Watch For – WebMD

Early response to a COPD exacerbation is crucial for minimizing those risks. …
Assess the Health of Your Home · 10 Worst Cities for Asthma … Gurgling or
rattling sounds during breathing may indicate an accumulation of fluid in the
lungs or …

Absent lung sounds in an asthma patient in respiratory …

Jan 24, 2007 Absence of breath sounds in an asthmatic patient means that he's in … The
asthma exacerbation is so extreme and the airway constriction is so …

Severe Asthma – Lexington Pulmonary and Critical Care

First, most patients who die of asthma do not die in the hospital. … not die
suddenly and have frequently been in the midst of an exacerbation for several
days. … Breath sounds are an important part of the physical examination but it is
easy to …

Clinical evaluation of asthma

deep breath suggest asthma, while symptoms such as gasping, smothering or air
hunger suggest … such as wheezing, breath sound intensity, forced expiratory
time, accessory muscle …. Duration. 3. Description of typical exacerbation. 4.

Asthma – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

4.3.1 Asthma exacerbation; 4.3.2 Exercise-induced; 4.3.3 Occupational. 4.4
Differential … The sound of wheezing as heard with a stethoscope. … Sputum
may be produced from the lung by coughing but is often hard to bring up. During

Dyspnea: Symptoms of Pulmonary Disorders: Merck Manual

Abrupt onset of sharp chest pain, tachypnea, diminished breath sounds, and …..
Exacerbation of known conditions (eg, asthma, COPD, heart failure) is common, …


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