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Asthma is a result of deregulated immunological condition in respiratory mucosa; the condition is gaining prevalence across the globe and shows drastic augmentation since 1970s. It is reported that in 2009, 300 million people were influenced worldwide with asthma and there were 250,000 deaths reported due to asthma in 2009.… Industrialization has not only…
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Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease that is characterized by the bronchial tubes becoming obstructed, which causes the production of excess mucus. This buildup of mucus can lead to the individual having difficulty in breathing, prompting coughing, shortness of breath, and… It is important that therapists be familiar with asthma so that they can properly…
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Asthma
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Asthma influences the overall health status of individuals. Reportedly, patients experience worse self-assessed health, reduced physical functionality, sleep disturbances, low social and daily activities etc. Patients exhibit a tendency to go into depression (ACAM, 2008). … Historical Background of Asthma: Asthma originates from Greek word meaning "Shortness…
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Asthma
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Background: Asthma is an inflammatory disease of the airways that causes narrowing of the airways causing to obstruction of airflow leading to symptoms such as wheezing, dyspnoea, chest tightness and coughing. Asthma affects the quality of life of the patients and is and is an… Proper management of the disease will enable patients live a better quality of life…
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Asthma. Swelling reasons narrowing of air passage to and from the lungs causing bronchospasm, associated with puffing, coughing, stiffness in chest and shortness of breath. Management comprises either a quick relief or rescue medicine or long term control medicine.… Management comprises either a quick relief or rescue medicine or long term control medicine.…
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Asthma
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Asthma is a disorder of the lungs that is receiving increasing attention by pulmonary researchers and clinicians as its incidence has risen to epidemic proportions worldwide. Currently, it is estimated that 300 million people are suffering from this chronic disease, which often… In the US childhood incidence had increases fro 3% to 9% since 1980. Among…
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Asthma
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Asthma is known to be a chronic disease, encompassing varied and frequent symptoms resulting in impediment of reversible airflow due to inflammation of inner walls of airways, generating sensitivity to irritations and thereby augments susceptibility to allergies. Swelling… It is reported that in 2009, 300 million people were influenced worldwide with asthma…
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Asthma is primarily characterized by periodic breathlessness accompanied by wheezing. The intensity of the attack may vary from one person to another and also have… According to a 2011 report, about 235 million people are affected by the disease worldwide and approximately 250,000 die every year due to asthma. About 80% of the mortality has been found to occur…
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Elements in treatment of asthma are corticosteroids and other anti-inflammatory drugs. These drugs help to reduce inflammation, swelling… They include; inhaled corticosteroids, leukotriene modifiers, long-acting beta agonists (LABAs), theophylline and a combination of inhalers that contain both corticosteroid and a LABA. Inhaled corticosteroids include:…
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According to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (“Lung Diseases”) it is a disease where narrow airways become inflamed and later manifests with recurring periods of wheezing,… 1). This disease often manifests through various patient-specific triggers, the most common of which include airborne allergens like dust mites, cockroaches, cat or dog dander…
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Biology Research Paper 26 November 2012 Asthma Asthma is a long term lung ailment that inflames and constricts the airways. Asthma results into recurrent periods of wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath. The coughing frequently occurs during the night or real early in the morning.… An individual finds it extremely strenuous to take air in and out of the…
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Asthma
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of Australia defines asthma as a reversible narrowing of the airways of the lungs and symptoms include wheezing, coughing (particularly at night), chest tightness, difficulty breathing and shortness of breath (www.nationalasthma.org.au). Asthma is a treatable disease, however… Asthma is caused by either a narrowing or block in the bronchial tubes. The…
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Asthma
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The objective of this research is to acquire a better insight of asthma. To manage with this the researcher of this essay aims to pay special attention to such issues like historical context of asthma; prevalence of asthma; whole body context and the morbidity of asthma.… This research will begin with the historical context of the asthma. Asthma was there in…
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The researcher of this essay aims to pay special attention to asthma. This essay explores the definition of asthma; historical background and prevalence of asthma; types of asthma; diagnosis of asthma; management of asthma: goals in management of asthma, treatment and prevention.… This research will begin with the definition of Asthma. In accordance to Mill,…
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ASTHMA
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Asthma Name Institution Asthma Outline 1 Introduction 1.1 Definition of asthma 1.2 Historical background 1.3 Prevalence of Asthma 2 Types of Asthma 2.1 Classification by triggers 2.1.1 Allergic asthma 2.1.2 Seasonal asthma 2.1.3 Non-allergic asthma 2.1.4 Exercise-induced asthma 2.1.5 Nocturnal asthma 2.2 Clinical classification 2.2.1 Intermittent asthma 2.2.2 Mild persistent asthma 2.2.3 Moderate persistent asthma 2.2.4 Severe persistent asthma 3 Pathophysiology and pathology 3.1 Inflammation of the airways 3.2 Obstruction of the airflow 3.3 Bronchial hyper-responsiveness 3.4 Effects of asthma on the respiratory system 3.5 Gross appearance 3.6 Microscopic appearance 4 Diagnosis of asthma 4.1 …
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Asthma
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Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease condition with very high global prevalence rates. The incidences are increasing in both developed and developing countries. Asthma has both extrinsic and intrinsic components that play a part in disease development. … Asthma is defined as a chronic respiratory disease characterised by episodes of acute airflow…
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Asthma Management
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Kamps, A.W. et. al. (2004). Impact of nurse-led outpatient management of children with asthma on healthcare resource and utilization and costs. European Respiratory Journal, 23, 304-309. Retrieved January 27, 2009 from European Respiratory Journal database. … Follow ups are recommended to ensure that the patients and their caregivers receive patient education…
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Asthma Essay
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Nowadays, with the intensification of air and environment pollution, scholars (Evans et al, 1997) have noted that various lung diseases are spreading widely among citizens, often regardless of their lifestyles and genetic predisposition. Asthma is a chronic disease of the lungs and airways, which affects about 17 million Americans.… In spite if its prevalence,…
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Occupational Asthma
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Occupational asthma (OA) is the most common occupational disease in industrialized countries and it is estimated that approximately 15% of all adult asthma is occupational in origin. Correct diagnosis and early management are key factors affecting disease prognosis and socioeconomic consequences.… OA is a disease characterized by variable obstruction of…
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Children asthma
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It is a common respiratory condition and affects population of all age groups irrespective of race and gender. It constitutes about… They are administered bronchodilators like albuterol to cause relief of symptoms. Albuterol is administered either through metered dose inhalers-spacer or jet nebulizer. Metered dose-inhaler spacer is an efficient and useful…
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Children asthma
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RUNNING HEAD: Asthma in Children Title: Asthma in Children: Use of Nebulizer versus Metered dose Inhalers Using Spacers for delivering Albuterol in Acute Asthma in Children Name of the student: Under the guidance of: University: APA Format Word Count: Use of Nebulizer versus Metered dose Inhalers Using Spacers for delivering Albuterol in Acute Asthma in Children Introduction Asthma is a condition in which there is reversible obstruction of the airways secondary to hyperreactivity of the bronchi and chronic inflammation.…
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Allergic Asthma
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It is stated, that asthma takes one of the leading positions among the allergic diseases, so widely spread at present. It is known to be one of the major reasons of chronic complications and disabilities in the world. 'Chronic allergic conditions can significantly decrease quality of life, patient well-being, employee productivity, and school performance and attendance'.…
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Essay on Bronchial Asthma
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TOPIC: Bronchial Asthma I. Introduction A. Historical Background of Asthma B. Epidemiology of Asthma 1. Worldwide 2. In the United Kingdom (UK) C. The Prevalence of Asthma in the UK 1. Worldwide 2. In the United Kingdom (UK) II. Physiology of the Respiratory System III.… Moderately Severe Asthma 3. Severe Asthma C. Physical Diagnosis of Asthma V. Review of…
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Asthma Case Study
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Jason’s Asthma Jason is among great population of children who suffer from asthma, as it is one of the most common childhood diseases. In fact asthma is one of the most popular chronic diseases of all age categories worldwide (Morris & Mosenifar, 2011). It is characterized by many symptoms; including shortness of breath, cough, wheezing, tightness of the chest (Symptoms of Asthma, n.d.).…
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Asthma in the UK
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Asthma. One of the main components of asthma, airway inflammation, is caused by the airways in the lungs being overly sensitive to certain triggers. These triggers will vary from person to person and time to time. … The disorder is a chronic inflammatory condition often linked to allergies, in which the airways develop increased responsiveness to various…
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