Show Menu
Cheatography

STATUS ASTHMATICUS Cheat Sheet by

STATUS ASTHMA­TICUS

Life-t­hre­atening episode of airway obstru­ction that is often unresp­onsive to treatment

MANI­FES­TAT­IONS

Extreme wheezing
Labored breathing
Use of accessory muscles
Distended neck veins
High risk for cardiac or respir­atory arrest

NURSING INTERV­ENT­IONS

Place pt in high-F­owler's
Prepare for emergency intubation
Administer oxygen, epinep­hrine, and systemic steroid as prescribed
Provide emotional support
                               

Help Us Go Positive!

We offset our carbon usage with Ecologi. Click the link below to help us!

We offset our carbon footprint via Ecologi
 

Comments

No comments yet. Add yours below!

Add a Comment

Your Comment

Please enter your name.

    Please enter your email address

      Please enter your Comment.

          Related Cheat Sheets

          More Cheat Sheets by harpieee