Disease Information for Status asthmaticus

Ads
Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cyanosis
Epigastric apical impulse
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Anorexia in Infant
Failure to Thrive Child
Failure to thrive/infant sign
Feeding/Apetite Problems Child
Apnea In Children
Breath Sounds Decreased
Cyanosis Child
Dyspnea
Low diaphragms/percussion/symmetric
Lung signs/abnormality
Noisy Breathing
Orthopnea
Rales
Rales,dry
Shallow breathing
Wheezing
Acutely ill patient/signs
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Wheeze Cough Dyspnea Adult
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Catastrophic presentation/onset
Course/Eventual terminal event/death possible
Course/Potentially lethal/untreated
Lethal Potential
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Lactic acid/Lactate (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Carbon Dioxide Total Content/CO2
PCO2, arterial blood (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
PFT/Abnormal pulmonary function tests
Pathology
BX/Lung Abnormal (Biopsy)
BX/Lung biopsy/Inspissated mucus
BX/Lung Bronchiol mucosal edema
Electrodiagnosis
Pulse oximetry/low O2 saturation
X-RAY
Xray/Hyperinflated lung/Chest
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Pulmonary edema/acute left vent failure
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis, respiratory
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Apnea
Cardiac arrest
Death Outcome
Death/Unanticipated
Hypercapnea Hypercarbia
Hypoxemia
Hypoxia, systemic
Pneumomediastinum
Respiratory failure/Pulmonary insufficiency
Respiratory muscle weakness
Status asthmaticus
Sudden Death Young Athlete
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Lung Disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Breathing Workload
Process
PROCESS/Allergy/collagen/autoimmune (category)
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Corticosteroid (Cortisone)
RX/Epinephrine (Adrenalin)
RX/Inhaled/Bronchodilator
RX/Magnesium injection
RX/Sedation
RX/Terbutaline (Brethair)
RX/Theophylline (Theodur)
Other Treatments
TX/Intensive care management
TX/Intubation/ventilation assist.
TX/Ventilation Assist IPPB
Definition

A sudden intense and continuous aggravation of a state of asthma, marked by dyspnea to the point of exhaustion and collapse and not responding to the usual therapeutic efforts.

(Edit)

External Links Related to Status asthmaticus
Google
Wikipedia
Merck
Images
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
Ads