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Respiratory Systems

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A 16-year-old patient is in the emergency room receiving nasal oxygen. She has a heart rate of 135/min, a respiratory rate of 40/min, and a peak expiratory flow (PEF) less than 50% of the predicted value. Wheezing and rales are audible without a stethoscope.


Drugs that can dilate bronchi during an acute asthmatic attack include all of the following EX-

CEPT (LQ)



A Epinephrine
B Terbutaline

C Nedocromil
D Theophylline

E Ipratropium

Ans. C Nedocromil

Mast cell stabilizer (nedocromil nor cromolyn) prevent degranulation of mast cell. They are indicated for prophylaxis of bronchial asthma. It is of no use once acute attack has occurred.

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