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Which of the following indicate the most severe attack of bronchial asthma? (NEET 2014)



A Pulses paradoxus

B FEV1 <50%

C Bradycardia

D Inability to speak complete sentence in one breath.

Ans. C

Bradycardia

Feature of Severe attack:

1). Inability to speak complete sentence in one breath Q

2). Pulse > 120 per minute

3). Respiratory rate >25/min

4). Pulsus paradoxus of > 10 mmHg Q

5. FEV1 between 33 to 50% of predicted

Feature of Life-threatening attack:

1). Silent chest Q

2). Cyanosis Q

3). BradycardiaQ

4). Confusion Q (altered sensorium)

5). FEV1 <33% of predicted Q

6). Respiratory acidosis

7). Hypercapnia

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