Acute Asthma Exacerbation

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Acute Asthma Exacerbation
1 Clinical Presentation
1.1 Anxiety
1.2 Coughing
1.3 Wheezing
1.4 Chest tightness
1.5 Shortness of breath
2 Diagnosis
2.1 Peak flow
2.2 Pulmonary function test
3 Pathophysiology
3.1 Increased activation of CD8
3.2 Activation of Granulocyte influx
3.3 Oxidations of lipids and proteins
3.4 Increased Oxygen free radical production
3.5 T cell activation
4 Epidemiology
4.1 Change in weather
4.2 Family history of severe Asthma
4.3 Poor airflow
4.4 Allergies
5 Treatment
5.1 Administration of Magnesium
5.2 Corticosteroids
5.3 Bronchodilators
5.4 Administration of Oxygen
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