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Bronchial Spasm


Presentation

  • FIG. 2 is a flow diagram of the patient testing method conducted with the system of the present invention. FIG. 3 is a perspective view illustrating the exterior appearance of a nebulizer as used in the present invention.[patents.google.com]
  • Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d'anesthésie, May 1970 Two cases of severe bronchial spasm in patients under general anaesthesia are presented.[paperity.org]
  • 元助 Sato Motosuke 昭和大学医学部麻酔学教室 Department of Anesthesiology, Showa University School of Medicine 長村 洋 Osamura Yo 昭和大学医学部麻酔学教室 Department of Anesthesiology, Showa University School of Medicine 抄録 Two cases of bronchial spasm in asthmatic patients are presented[ci.nii.ac.jp]
  • Article 680 Downloads 11 Citations Summary Two cases of severe bronchial spasm in patients under general anaesthesia are presented.[link.springer.com]
  • Article 684 Downloads 11 Citations Summary Two cases of severe bronchial spasm in patients under general anaesthesia are presented.[link.springer.com]
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Intravenous Administration
  • In both cases, the bronchospasm was cured with intravenous administration of theophylline and hydrocortisone. Post operative course was uneventful in both cases.[ci.nii.ac.jp]
Cough
  • I feel fine and I don't have a fever, just a cough that is sometimes dry and sometimes isn't. When I do cough something up, its like kind of clear/white.[lookfordiagnosis.com]
  • It could have been in response to aspiration of food or liquid, as would have been the cough. Some individuals experience this when they have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).[medhelp.org]
  • The cough has improved after the first couple of weeks, but I'm still experiencing brief coughing spells, and breathing is more difficult than 'my normal' MS related shallow breathing.[msworld.org]
Dyspnea
  • Abstract The object of the experiments to be reported here was to elucidate some of the problems associated with the dyspnea of heart disease.[annals.org]
  • Contributes to increased airway resistance. feline bronchial asthma a syndrome in cats characterized by acute episodes of coughing and dyspnea with wheezing. Usually recurrent and believed to be due to allergic reaction.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
Persistent Cough
  • Source Tips to Get You Through the Night Few things are more irritating than a persistent cough. I've spent many sleepless nights in the past few weeks because of a cough that just won't quit.[remedygrove.com]
  • Pertussis ( whooping cough ): A highly contagious infection of the airways (bronchi) by Bordetella pertussis, causing persistent cough. A booster vaccine (Tdap) is recommended for adolescents and adults to prevent pertussis.[m.webmd.com]
  • It may also cause severe infections and a persistent cough. Other congenital problems may present from birth or early in infancy - eg, laryngeal or tracheal structural abnormalities, congenital heart disease .[patient.info]
Bronchospasm and Wheezing
  • During general anesthesia, signs of bronchospasm include wheezing, high peak inspiratory pressures, increased intrinsic PEEP, decreased expiratory tidal volumes, and an upsloping capnograph (obstructive pattern).[en.wikipedia.org]
Dry Cough
  • Asthma cough is a type of dry cough caused by bronchial spasms. Research shows that asthma cough is caused by excessive immune action against irritants or allergens.[streetdirectory.com]
  • Note that demulcent herbs are more applicable to dry coughs (licorice, slippery elm, mullein, althea), while astringent plants are more suitable to moist, rattly or congested coughs (anise, eyebright, cowslip, thyme, eucalyptus).[homemademedicine.com]
Hematochezia
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Purpura
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Frigidity
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Workup

Reversible Airway Obstruction
  • In this case, d-penicillamine-induced reversible airway obstruction developed, despite the "go slow--go low" regimen as suggested to reduce the incidence of its side effects.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Corticosteroids and inhaled salbutamol in patients with reversible airway obstruction markedly decrease the incidence of bronchospasm after tracheal intubation . Anesthesiology 2004; 100: 1052-1057 13 Bateman ED, Hurd SS, Barnes PJ et al.[thieme-connect.com]

Treatment

  • Elliott says: “It’s a treatment which has worked very, very well for skin cancers and stuff like that, so they’re trying it on him. He’s like a trial patient. “It’s a non-invasive treatment.[teamrock.com]
  • Then my dr gave us a "fish mask" (because it is painted to look like a fish) that he is suppose to wear when given the treatments. My baby hated the mask and to be honest I just used the regular tube to blow the treatments into his face.[mamapedia.com]
  • Your doctor’s recommended treatment plan may vary, depending on the cause of your bronchial spasms. They will likely prescribe an inhaler to help relieve your symptoms. They may also prescribe other treatments or lifestyle changes.[healthline.com]
  • "Bronchospasm: Definition, Symptoms,Causes, and Treatment." NORMALBREATHING.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Dec. 2014. "Foods for Asthma Symptoms Treatment - Asthma Diet - Asthma." Sharecare. UCLA Health, Oct. 2011. Web. 11 Dec. 2014.[bewellinstitute.org]

Prognosis

  • This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and does not substitute for diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, prescription, and/or dietary advice from a licensed health professional.[remedygrove.com]
  • Prognosis Many children will wheeze early in life (about 30% of those aged under 3 years) in response to respiratory tract infections but most appear to grow out of it by the time they go to school [ 15 ] .[patient.info]

Etiology

  • Succinylcholine-induced anaphylaxis was the most likely etiology, because neuromuscular blocking agents are the most frequent agents involved in perioperative anaphylaxis in adults. 1,5 Skin testing remained negative in response to propofol, sufentanil[anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org]

Epidemiology

  • Epidemiology [ 1 ] Undoubtedly, asthma is a very common condition and, according to Asthma UK [ 2 ] : 5.4 million people in the UK receive treatment for asthma: 1 in 11 children and 1 in 12 adults.[patient.info]
  • Epidemiology of Perioperative Bronchospasm. The occurrence of perioperative bronchospasm has been reported in up to 9% of asthmatic patients given general anesthesia, mainly after endotracheal tube insertion. 17 Smoking also represents a major risk.[anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org]
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Pathophysiology

  • Pathophysiologic mechanisms involved during perioperative immediate hypersensitivity reaction according to the onset of bronchospasm when compared with endotracheal tube insertion.[anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org]
  • Causes & Pathophysiology of Bronchospasm As mentioned previously, there are 3 main factors which cause Bronchospasm which include inflammation in the airways, spasm of the smooth muscles and excessive production of mucus.[epainassist.com]
  • The pathophysiology of asthma generally includes, but is not limited to: (1) bronchial spasm and/or constriction of smooth muscle tissue due to a reduced production of cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) resulting in a reduction of airways diameter;[chiro.org]

Prevention

  • Preventers There are several different classes of medication used to treat bronchial spasms. The first is preventers. Mast cell stabilizers such as cromolyn sodium fall into this category. Mast cell stabilizers prevent and reduce allergy symptoms.[ehow.com]
  • This suggests that quitting smoking is critical in preventing bronchial spasms. 7.[zoomhealth.net]
  • Treatments may include, preventative measures, therapy, positioning/ orthotics, oral medication, injectable medication, and in some cased surgical intervention. ...Read more[healthtap.com]
  • The most common reason people use an albuterol is to prevent a bronchial spasm attack during exercise or daily physical activities.[bewellinstitute.org]

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