Asthma and shortness of breath require a lot of care and people with these complications should know the important points of treatment in this field. Lung diseases are often associated with shortness of breath, recurrent coughs and shortness of breath. Act quickly
* Dr. Behrouz Hashemi: Asthma is a transient contraction of the airways. Generally, a person with asthma experiences attacks of shortness of breath and wheezing that are asymptomatic in between attacks and are perfectly normal; However, specific tests on the lungs of infected people show that the disease is mild and asymptomatic despite the absence of symptoms.
, A group of men and women rush to the emergency room. They brought a 10-year-old girl to the emergency room. The child is black and is holding his breath. Her mother stated that her child had been suffering from shortness of breath for half an hour and that salbutamol spray no longer worked.
Shortness of breath is one of the most common symptoms in heart and respiratory diseases. This symptom may be a sign of heart damage without the patient complaining of chest pain. But the majority of patients who present with shortness of breath are people who have a history of lung disease and treatment is generally started for them and the patient and his companions know the name of the disease and treatment. Among lung diseases, asthma is one of the most severe diseases. Asthma is one of the most common diseases in Iran. Asthma is a transient contraction of the airways. Generally, a person with asthma experiences attacks of shortness of breath and wheezing that are asymptomatic in between attacks and are perfectly normal; However, specific tests on the lungs of infected people show that the disease is mild and asymptomatic despite the absence of symptoms. Asthma is a form of exercise-induced asthma in which patients usually experience wheezing following intense activity, especially in cold weather.
Many people with a family history of immune disorders such as allergies. Asthma is a transient illness that sometimes resolves spontaneously over time. However, lack of proper treatment and immediate referral during seizures can have dire consequences and even death.
But if you also have asthma or an asthma patient at home, here are a few things that can help prevent or at least reduce the risk of severe and deadly attacks:
Take all medications carefully. The side effects of medications are less than the side effects of an attack. Taking medications such as aspirin or propranolol can cause shortness of breath. Therefore, under no circumstances should the drug be taken without a doctor’s prescription. On the other hand, every time these patients see a doctor, they should inform the doctor about the existence of their asthma so that there is no drug interaction.
Improving the symptoms does not mean permanent and complete improvement and sometimes it is necessary to continue treatment until the partial contraction of the airways is eliminated. On the other hand, many prescription drugs are used to prevent seizures and should be taken even when there are no symptoms.
Carefully learn how to use the sprays from your doctor or the brochure with the medicine. The best way to use the spray is to use a device called an asthma or tail helper in which the spray is inhaled and the patient breathes. This causes more and better amounts of therapeutic sprays to reach the patient’s lungs.
Use 8 puffs of salbutamol (albuterol) spray every 20 minutes during an attack until an emergency occurs.
If you are being treated with Iprotropium Bromide (Atronet) spray, you can also use this spray at the beginning of the attack.
Other sprays such as salmeterol and beclomethasone are worthless during an attack.
If you have exercise-induced asthma, you should take 2 puffs of salbutamol spray about 20 minutes before strenuous physical activity. Many doctors use contraceptive methods for these patients with other drugs, so if your doctor advises you to follow the same instructions and do not add another drug.
At the time of going to the emergency room, inform the medical staff about the medications taken and the duration of use until the arrival at the emergency room.
People with asthma need to do the following steps carefully during an attack:
Inform the pre-hospital emergency (115). Carefully describe the patient’s condition to the person answering your call.
Give the patient salbutamol spray (usually blue) and atronet (ipratropium bromide). If you have asthma, spray it on the patient.
– If there is oxygen in the place until the arrival of 115 personnel, you can use it between receiving sprays. The optimal oxygen for patients is dry oxygen and the container of water content should not be used in the oxygen path.
* Emergency medicine specialist
Chardivari attached to Jam Jam newspaper