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    Asthma Hypothesis

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    the association of acetaminophen and development of asthma five to seven years later in children who used acetaminophen for fever at least once a month in the first of their life. Independent variable: use of acetaminophen in children for their first year of their life Dependent variable: risk of developing asthma five to seven years later. Hypotheses: 1) There is a relationship between the use of acetaminophen and the risk of developing asthma in children 2) There is no relationship between the

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    INTRODUCTION Asthma is a chronic disease of the lungs which affects the pathways where the air travels through the lungs. Asthmatic refers to the people who suffer from this condition whether it may be recurrent or long-lasting. Asthma causes recurring periods of wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath and coughing. The coughing occurs at night and early in the morning. Asthma came from the Greek verb "aazein" which means "panting and exhaling with the open mouth." The expression, asthma, first

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    am sure you have heard of asthma. Many people have it. Maybe it’s you. Maybe it’s your kids. Perhaps some of your relatives have it, but whether or not, someone you know does have it. It is the number one chronic disease among children, and affects over ten percent of the world’s population. But what is it, exactly? Well, asthma, comes from a Greek word, like many medical terms. It originates from the verb “aazein-” to pant or to breathe with an open mouth. As so, asthma, makes breathing much more

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    about disabilities, so over the past week I have been researching about asthma. Asthma is a condition causing narrowing of the airways or tubes of the lungs. It is not contagious but you can get it out of nowhere. I have also been having fun with this research, I have got to play a game and I took a quiz I got a ninety percent. In this essay I will tell you what will help stop it, how will I get it and the types of asthma. Asthma is a condition causing narrowing of the airways or tubes of the lungs

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    Bronchial asthma What is Bronchial asthma? It is a chronic inflammatory disease of the lungs that made the airways to swell and narrow, hence results in periodic "attacks" of coughing, shortness of breath, wheezing, and chest tightness. This problem can affect any one despite of any age group or gender. Bronchial asthma mainly depends on a number of environmental and hereditary factors. What are the symptoms of Bronchial asthma? The symptoms of Bronchial asthma can vary from person to person and

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    exercise-induced asthma (EIA) symptoms were first described by Aretaeus the Cappadocian, a Greek physician. It is called asthma when breathing becomes difficult after running, gymnastic exercises and another form of work. EIA is also known as exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) which they are frequently used interchangeably. Although both terms are used, but its pathophysiology is rather different. Based on a research in 2008, the term EIA is used to describe the symptoms and signs of asthma such as

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    Speech About Asthma

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    Asthma is a lung disease where you're airways contract, bulge and produces excess mucus. This makes breathing challenging and sets off severe coughing. For many other people asthma is just an Irritation and for many others, it’s more serious and prevents them from doing daily tasks and can lead to life-threatening asthma attacks. Asthma can’t be cured, but the symptoms can be contained. The name asthma comes from the Greek word azien, meaning breathing struggles. Asthma was discovered by a Greek

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    Exercise Induced Asthma

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    I. Asthma is a condition where the lungs narrow to nearly half the normal size when someone is tense. Exercise-induced asthma is a type of asthma where most triggers and symptoms come from strenuous activity. Something as small as not stretching correctly, can be a cause to an asthma attack, but they can also be caused by personal emotions like stress or anxiety. Exercise-induced asthma is an increasingly diagnosed condition which is influenced by poor air quality and has numerous triggers including

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    Asthma is a condition that affects a person 's breathing. Inside the lungs are airways called breathing tubes or bronchial tubes. With asthma, some of the smallest tubes can swell and narrow, making it harder for air to get through. Let’s talk about breathing. When you breathe in, air enters your nose or mouth, then goes to the windpipe, also called the trachea from there, the air travels into the lungs through the breathing tubes. These airways divide like branches of a tree and get smaller and

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    diagnoses of childhood asthma worldwide have paralleled with the increase in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, over at least the last two decades. The prevalence of asthma in the United States has quadrupled over the last 20 years in which is being shown partly due to climate-related factors. The Harvard Medical School and the Center for Health and the Global Environment, reported that there was an increase in asthma incidence of 160% from 1980–1994 among preschool children. Asthma and climate change

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    Day 7 In the middle of the night I started to have an asthma attack. Lexi woke up and told me to breath in and out. She could not for inhaler but instead of freaking me out she reminded me that all day I had not used it and that meant I can handle a night without my inhaler. I soon go to breathing and I felt proud of myself after that Lexi went to sleep. She told me to go to sleep as well but I said I would keep watch instead. I thought about what would happen if I never got stuck on this island

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    Karl, as mentioned in the patient profile has been diagnosed with asthma. As this disease is very for broad for the purpose of this session I have choose to focus on the inhaler technique. It is a technique which is required on a daily basis and if the technique is not correct it can result in complications. PLANNING: A teaching plan can be seen as a blue print action to achieve the goal and the objectives that have been agreed upon by the educator and the learner (Bastable 2014). The development

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    Asthma is diagnosed with a history, physical exam, laboratory findings, and pulmonary function studies. The strongest risk factor for developing asthma is a genetic predisposition to immunoglobulin E-mediated response to common allergens. Damage to bronchial epithelium and airway inflammation contributes to the pathogenesis.

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    ¬ Acute asthma attack refers to a single episode while chronic asthma refers to a long-term condition. Acute episodes are triggered by type I hypersensitivity reaction to an inhaled antigen. Type I hypersensitivity begins when an individual is exposed to a specific allergen and for some reason, develops IgE antibodies from B lymphocytes, these antibodies then attach to mast cells in specific locations which ultimately creates sensitized mast cells. When the individual is re-exposed to the same

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    and his FEV1 is 65%. Are these values normal? Knowing how one performs FVC tests, explain these test results in Mike’s case. (Assume that Mike and the doctor have performed an accurate test.) - Forced vital capacity is used performed while an asthma attack is occurring because it is used to measure the maximum volume of air that can be forcefully pushed out from inflated lungs. Normal ranges for FVC readings are between 80% and 100%. Mike has a reading of 65% which would be considered abnormal

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    Essay On Asthma

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    Asthma is a chronic disease that affects 20 million people’s abilities to breathe in the United States alone. (Sheen, 8.) Asthma is known as the ‘silent tsunami’ in places like China where uncontrolled asthma contributes to ten percent of deaths from ages five to thirty-four. (Sheen, 10.) Asthma affects so many people’s lives, and I know personally I used to think of it as something so many people have, but never really looked into how detrimental it can be. I maintained this mentality until I had

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    Asthma Speech

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    What is asthma? Hear what I have to say. I am here with a blue “steroid” inhaler, and several medications. I do not want your pity. Hear me out. Put yourself in my shoes, and see what it is like to be connected to an inhaler, and breathing machine. Asthma is when you constantly sneeze, cough, and wheeze on a nice spring day. Everyone is outside playing softball, mowing the grass, and walking their dog. Here I am stuck inside, with an oxygen mask over my face to get the steroids into my lungs. Asthma

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    Introduction This paper discusses the two types of rhinitis which are allergic and non-allergic and how rhinitis affects the dentition, jaw growth, dental occlusion, and behavior. Rhinitis in adults is discussed as well as the effect of rhinitis on children. Allergic Rhinitis Allergic rhinitis affects more than 1.4 billion people worldwide and is the condition where the immune system recognizes an intruder which in this case is called an allergen. The immune system releases histamine and chemical

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    Heliox Lab Report

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    Abstract Heliox is a mixture of oxygen and helium in specific percentages, which is used in treatment of obstructive diseases (like asthma). It can be used in adults as well as in pediatrics for upper or lower airway diseases. It is almost safe and has no noticeable side effects. Introduction Heliox is a gas used in hospitals in order to help patients to breath. Heliox is composed of two gases which are helium and oxygen. Some of its chemical properties are: gas, its color is not applicable

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    Essay On Alkalosis

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    Alkalosis & Acidosis Shalita Johnson SC131 Respiratory Acidosis: This is a condition that occurs when the lungs cannot remove enough carbon dioxide that is produce by the body. When the body have excess carbon dioxide (CO2) this causes the pH of the blood and other body fluids to decrease, this make them acidic. This can be known as ventilatory and respiratory failure. Normal range: PaCO2 35-45 mmHg. pH levels are 7.35 to 7.45. Respiratory Alkalosis: A interference that is in acid

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