Astma Volwassenen Wetenschap

Review of aerosol delivery in the emergency department
14-05-2021Aerosol delivery is a vital therapeutic strategy for both adult and pediatric patients presenting to the emergency department with respiratory distress. Aerosolized bronchodilators are frequently used as rescue medications for patients with diagnoses of asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or pneumonia. Historically, emergency department providers utilized jet nebulizers (JNs) for medication delivery, but were challenged by a need for increasingly higher bronchodilator doses to...

Cigarette Smoke Exposure, Pediatric Lung Disease, and COVID-19
14-05-2021The detrimental effects of tobacco exposure on children's health are well known. Nonetheless, the prevalence of secondhand or direct cigarette smoke exposure (CSE) in the pediatric population has not significantly decreased over time. On the contrary, the rapid incline in use of e-cigarettes among adolescents has evoked public health concerns since increasing cases of vaping-induced acute lung injury have highlighted the potential harm of these new "smoking" devices. Two pediatric populations...

Socioeconomic biases in asthma control and specialist referral of possible severe asthma
14-05-2021CONCLUSION: Even in settings with nationally available free access to specialist care, the majority of patients with possible severe asthma are managed in primary care. Referral of at-risk asthma patients differs across socioeconomic parameters, calling for initiatives to identify and actively refer these patients.

Asthma prevalence and associated factors among lebanese adults: the first national survey
14-05-2021CONCLUSIONS: The prevalence of asthma was within the range reported from surrounding countries. However, repeated cross-sectional studies are necessary to evaluate trends in asthma prevalence in the Lebanese population.

Validity and Reliability of 6-Minute Pegboard and Ring Test in Patients with Asthma
14-05-2021Objective: The 6-minute pegboard and ring test (6PBRT) is a test of upper-extremity functional capacity designed for and validated in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The aim of this study was to evaluate the validity and reliability of the 6PBRT in asthma patients.Methods: Thirty-four adults (30 women, 4 men) with well-controlled asthma were included. Unsupported upper-extremity exercise capacity was assessed using 6PBRT, maximal arm exercise capacity using an arm ergometer, handgrip...

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