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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The risk of status asthmaticus didn't reach statistical significance when women with asthma who experienced postpartum hemorrhage were given carboprost, compared with other uterotonics (3.1 vs.
* Decedents who had International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision codes J45 (asthma) or J46 (status asthmaticus) assigned as the underlying cause of death (i.e., the disease or injury that initiated the chain of morbid events leading directly to death, or the circumstances of the accident or violence that produced the fatal injury).
Correlates of prolonged hospitalization in inner-city ICU patients receiving noninvasive and invasive positive pressure ventilation for status asthmaticus. Chest 2002; 122: 1709-14.
Continuous intravenous terbutaline infusions for adult patients with status asthmaticus. Ann Allergy.
Status asthmaticus is one of the non-traumatic causes of death in high-school and college athletes.
Balance between pro-inflammatory cytokines and their inhibitors in BAL from patients with status asthmaticus. Am J Respir Cut Care Med 1999;159:487-94.
MediciNova, Inc., San Diego, Calif., a biopharmaceutical company that is publicly traded on NASDAQ (Nasdaq:MNOV) and the Hercules Market of the Osaka Securities Exchange (Code Number: 4875), has announced the initiation of the Phase II clinical program to determine the safety and efficacy of MN-221, its novel intravenous product candidate for status asthmaticus. Status asthmaticus is an acute, long-lasting and severe asthma episode that does not respond to initial standard treatments and is potentially fatal.
Ataques agudos El estado asmatico (Status asthmaticus) es un ataque agudo de asma que no mejora cuando la persona toma su medicamento habitual.
San Francisco -- The number of hospital admissions for pediatric status asthmaticus seems to be decreasing, but at the same time both the number and the proportion of patients with status asthmaticus who are admitted to the ICU appear to be increasing, Dr.
CHART 2 Common Potential Rated Age SPIA Impairments Aortic Aneurysm Cancer (excluding skin) Cerebral Palsy Closed Head Injury Coronary Artery Disease Diabetes Hypertension Liver Disorders Multiple Sclerosis Paraplegia Parkinson's Disease Pituitary Disorders Pulmonary Embolism Quadriplegia Seizures Stroke Status Asthmaticus Subarrachnoid Hemorrhage Source: Gary Underwood, Genworth Financial, Lynchburg Va., and Michael Silver, Baron, Silver, Stevens Financial Advisors, LLC, Miami If the insurance company determines that an applicant's medical condition significantly reduces his or her life expectancy (usually a 25% or more reduction), then the company usually will assign a "rated age" to the applicant.
A cost-saving algorithm for children hospitalized for status asthmaticus. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 152(10), 977-984.
The HPS allows the nursing student to assess a critical health incident (e.g., collapsed lung or status asthmaticus) through the measurement of physiological parameters and communication with the "patient," on-the-spot planning for quick and appropriate nursing interventions, and real-time response by the HPS for realistic evaluation and further intervention.