Disease Information for Bronchospasm

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Chest pain, substernal/midline
Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain
Bronchospasm signs
Cough
Cough Dry Non-productive
Cough/persisting after acute/subacute
Dyspnea
Noisy Breathing
Rales
Rapid Breathing
Recurrent dyspnea/episodes
Shortness of breath/SOB
Sudden onset dyspnea
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Wheezing
Wheezing in Elderly
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Allergic/atopic
Patient/Chronic obstructive lung disease
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
PFT/Abnormal pulmonary function tests
PFT/Flow volume loop/Flat expiration curve
PFT/Reversable obstructive/Pulmonary FX tests
TEST/Abnormal mecholyl challenge/Pulmonary function
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Asthma
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/On medications/medication
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Bronchiol involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Bronchus involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Lung Disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Bronchospasm
Pathophysiology/Obstructive pulmonary disorder
Process
PROCESS/Pathophysiologic disorder (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Albuterol (Salbuterol)
RX/Atropine/inhaler
RX/Beta 2 adrenergic agonist
RX/Beta/adrenergic inhaler
RX/Bronchodilator
RX/Ephedrine
RX/Foradil ( Formoterol) inhaler
RX/Inhaled/Atropine
RX/Inhaled/Bronchodilator
RX/Sympathomimetic
RX/Terbutaline (Brethair)
Definition

Spasmodic contraction of the smooth muscle of the bronchi.

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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