status asthmaticus


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status asthmaticus

[′stad·əs az′mad·ə·kəs]
(medicine)
Intractable asthma lasting from a few days to a week or longer.
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MN-221 represents a potential paradigm-changing treatment for status asthmaticus," said Yuichi Iwaki, M.
At the same time, total hospital admissions for status asthmaticus declined from 4,170 in 1992 to 2,361 in 2001, a decline of 43%.
This effect can be seen within 1 to 4 hours after intravenous administration of glucocorticoids and is the rationale for administering a bolus of steroid in status asthmaticus as part of acute treatment.
The use of helium-oxygen mixtures in the support of patients with status asthmaticus and respiratory acidosis.
A 4-year-old, 22-kg boy was admitted to the pediatric ICU for treatment of status asthmaticus.
Approximately 4% of pregnandes are complicated by asthma, and status asthmaticus complicates 0.
She has been to the ED multiple times for status asthmaticus and has been hospitalized two times the past year.
A study of the clinical course and arterial blood gas tension of patients in status asthmaticus.
In a recent strategic move, the Company decided to prioritize two of its most promising programs: MN-221 for the treatment of status asthmaticus and MN-166 for the treatment of multiple sclerosis.
Therefore status asthmaticus is not a useful description.
Some causes of hypercapnic respiratory failure include COPD exacerbation, status asthmaticus, drug overdose, neuromuscular diseases, and head and spinal cord injuries.
She was described as being in a state of extreme status asthmaticus.