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28 Possible Causes for PaO2 Decreased, Rales, Reversible Airway Obstruction

  • Asthma

    Bilateral crepitant rales and sibilant rhochi were also detected. In his thoracic computerized tomography, the ground glass areas were noted in both lungs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Asthma is a relatively common condition that is characterized by at least partially reversible inflammation of the airways and reversible airway obstruction due to airway[radiopaedia.org] Asthma is a chronic disorder of the airways that is characterized by reversible airflow obstruction and airway inflammation, persistent airway hyperreactivity, and airway[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis

    Your provider may hear abnormal lung sounds called crackles (rales) when listening to your chest with a stethoscope.[nlm.nih.gov] […] and dyspnea May begin noticing weight loss Chronic (months after continuous exposure) Insidious onset of fatigue, productive cough, progressive dyspnea, cyanosis Bilateral rales[amboss.com] Crepitant rales can be elicited in some patients.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Chest auscultation revealed decreased breath sounds without rales.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVE: Introduction: Out of all respiratory diseases COPD is the leading cause of death and is characterized with diffuse non-reversible airway obstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Participants were not included or excluded on the basis of reversibility of their airway obstruction.[doi.org]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    No rales were detected because of its paucity of fibrous components in the lung.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with asthma and reversible airway obstruction were excluded from the trials of beta blockers in heart failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Major criteria: · Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea · Neck vein distention · Rales · Radiographic cardiomegaly (increasing heart size on chest radiography) · Acute pulmonary edema[medicalcriteria.com]

  • Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism

    The patient had tachypnea (26 breaths/min) without pulmonary rales, bulging of the neck veins, hepatomegaly and a painful swelling of the left calf, with a positive Homans[tmj.ro] It is characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and bronchospasm.[en.wikipedia.org] Aortic aneurysm Respiratory [ edit ] Asthma - is a common long-term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Bronchiectasis

    Chest auscultation revealed scattered coarse rales.[doi.org] […] corticosteroids if reversible airway obstruction is present Antibiotics and bronchodilators for acute exacerbations Sometimes surgical resection for localized disease with[merckmanuals.com] SIGNIFICANCE OF BRONCHODILATOR THERAPY  Pulmonary function tests - before and after bronchodilator therapy - to assess the reversibility of airway obstruction.  A 15% improvement[slideshare.net]

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    0.0 [0.0, 0.0] 13.8 Pharyngolaryngeal pain 1 Risk Ratio (M‐H, Fixed, 95% CI) 0.0 [0.0, 0.0] 13.9 Productive cough 1 Risk Ratio (M‐H, Fixed, 95% CI) 0.0 [0.0, 0.0] 13.10 Rales[doi.org] Regular aerobic exercise is recommended; it may also help airway clearance. For patients with reversible airway obstruction, bronchodilators may be given by inhalation.[merckmanuals.com] 0.38, 2.58] 18.14 sputum abnormal 1 153 Odds Ratio (M‐H, Random, 95% CI) 1.60 [0.60, 4.22] 18.15 infection 1 153 Odds Ratio (M‐H, Random, 95% CI) 1.43 [0.53, 3.84] 18.16 rales[doi.org]

  • Anthracosis

    Input: Occupational Risks Risk of Airway Diseases Work-related asthma Asthma is an inflammatory airways disease causing episodic, reversible airways obstruction.[cdc.gov]

  • Status Asthmaticus

    This results to hypoxemia, respiratory alkalosis (there will be decreasing PaO2 and respiratory alkalosis, a decreased PaCO2 and an increased pH) and respiratory acidosis[rnpedia.com] Classical signs of consolidation such as egophony, rales, whispered pectoriloquy, dullness to percussion or bronchial breath sounds might be heard.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Treatment goals • Reverse airway obstruction • Correct Hypoxemia • Prevent or treat complications like pneumothorax and respiratory arrest 4. Etiology 5.[de.slideshare.net]

  • Chronic Bronchitis

    88-92% (PaO2 of 60-70).[clinicaladvisor.com] On auscultation of the lungs, no rales are heard; scattered wheezes are heard in the lung bases. How should he be evaluated and treated? Funding and Disclosures Dr.[doi.org] Respiratory Diseases Input: Occupational Risks Risk of Airway Diseases Work-related asthma Asthma is an inflammatory airways disease causing episodic, reversible airways obstruction[web.archive.org]

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