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Asthma is a long-lasting lung disorder that affects 25 million people of all ages in the U.S. About 7 million Asthma sufferers are children and about 3 million of those are children as young as three years old. In today’s show, we will talk about how nutrition can help reduce Asthma attacks and lung inflammation, and how one of our nutritionists put her own Asthma into remission by changing what she ate.
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When LA's Air Got Better, Kids' Asthma Cases Dropped
New cases of asthma dropped dramatically in Los Angeles communities where air quality improved the most over 20 years. The results illustrate health benefits from pollution control.
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I Can't Breath! The Paramedic Student's Guide to the Asthma Patient
In this week's podcast, you will learn 1. The pathophysiology behind an asthma attack 2. The three types of asthma attacks 3. The role of bronchodilators and corticosterioids in the treatment of asthma. Additional Resources for Students The Pathophysiology of asthma-The Khan Academy What is asthma-Dr. Alex Thomas Paramedic Student Review Questions: Of the following, which would be considered an extrinsic trigger for an atopic asthma attack? A. Viral infection B. Bacterial infection C. Stress D. None of the above The correct answer is C. Stress. The other responses indicate nonatopic asthma triggers and all of them are instrinsic. Why might your bronchodilator not be effective in the status asthmaticus patient? A. Medicine is out of date B. Severity of the bronchospasm C. Rapidity of respiratory rate D. Poor cardiac output The correct answer is B. Because the bronchospasm is so severe, there may be difficulty in getting the medicine down to the lower bronchioles.
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