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Acute Asthma in the Emergency Department (Oxford Deanery)

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This scenario, from the Foundation Scenario Bank at the Oxford PGMDE, takes the participant through the assessment and management of a patient suffering an acute asthma attack in the ED.

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  • Author(s): L Williamson, J Bowen, N Feely, Dr Andrew Darby Smith
  • Target Audience: Medical Students, Foundation Doctors
  • Fidelity: Mid
  • Consultant Validated?: No
  • If Yes, please enter consultant's name (once permission gained): N/A
  • Licence - the CreativeCommons.org licence under which this work is licensed: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike
  • Learning Objectives: ABCDE assessment and initial management of patient with life-threatening asthma Early recognition of progression to life-threatening / near-fatal asthma Appropriate call for help and concise transfer ofinformation (+/- assisting critical care team if continue to phase (b) ofscenario)
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