Asthma

WebPage_AsthmaAsthma exacerbations are a common ED presentation and one of the most common causes of hospital admission.  The prevalence of this disease continues to increase both in Canada and worldwide.  This module will discuss the pathophysiology and clinical features of asthma, summarize the ED management for an acute asthma attack, and review discharge planning.

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Acknowledgements:  Mike McDonnell, MD (Author) , David Carr, MD (Peer Reviewer)