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Respiratory System

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A 3- year old boy is brought to the casualty by his mother with progressive shortness of breath for 1 day. The child has history of bronchial asthma' On examination, the child is blue, gasping and unresponsive What will you like to do first -(AIIMS Nov 2014)



A Intubate

B Administer 100% oxygen by mask

C Ventilate with bag and mask

D Administer nebulised salbutamol

Ans. B

Short acting budesonide

a. Tolerance is a potential problem with β2 -agonists.

b. So, β2 agonists should not be used dn any regular schedule -+ due to tolerance, bronchial hyperactivity not reduced on continuous use.

It is advised that patients’ requiring regular medication should be treated with inhaled steroids and use of β2 agonist inhaler should be restricted to symptomatic relief of an acute attack.

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