Patient discussion about drill

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Q. What do you do when one gets an Asthma attack? like what is the drill and what steps i need to do in order to

help him ?
A1First thing to do before you have an attack is to find out what your triggers are like smoke,cats,dogs,food,dust--get yourself a pulmonary dr.He will take test to find out what is causing your attacks-also drugs an alcohol can have effect on asthma--if you already have this, try your inhalor first,if it is not helping go to the emergency room at your hosp--mrfoot56.
A2if he has an inhaler- give it to him. don't give him other people inhalers - that can lead to a very bad effect due to medication mixing. if not- try calming him down, and it might be a good idea to call an ambulance if it looks severe.
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