unstable asthma


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unstable asthma

An increase in asthmatic symptoms during the past 4 weeks.

Treatment

Usually the dosage of the patient's bronchodilator or other medications needs to be increased.

Patient care

The patient must be monitored closely for signs of respiratory failure such as abnormal sensorium and severe tachypnea and tachycardia.

See also: asthma
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