locked lung

locked lung

Paradoxic bronchospasm, refractory status asthmaticus A state due to excess use of nebulized isoproterenol, resulting in complete loss of response to epinephrine, aminophyllin, corticosteroids and intermittent positive pressure, which requires weaning from isoproterenol
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