Asthma attack, what can you do

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A puff That is it one and then two and that fume is going to be inside your mouth Hey guys, welcome back to my channel today. I have a very special guest in the house, which is medic Mercy You are welcome Medic Mercy is a paramedic from benin central hospital and today we are going to be talking about asthma attack So let me ask you, in a lean man term, What is asthma okay, I would like to define this in a way that everybody will understand asthma is actually a condition that Makes a person’s airway to an narrow to swell and then produce extra mucus which eventually makes the patient not Breathe well, okay. So in a nutshell, this is narrowing of the airway exactly okay, with that being said we’ll move over to the signs and symptoms which are Okay, The signs and symptoms include chest tightness coughing wheezing chest retraction Nasal flaring So from now move over to the triggers, yes, the trigger factors are those environmental things that you expose yourself to that Eventually makes you to come down with asthma yes, and they vary from person to person Triggers might include. Okay exposure to cold exposure to dust smoke perfume Medications like aspirin cold Flu can also be a trigger it will alert you So with all of this being said, how will someone know he is asthmatic or she’s asthmatic Asthma is not something you just diagnose personal and that is why you have to see your doctor for diagnosis and Further management, speaking about or talking about management what’s the management for acute asthma. the first-line management for acute asthma is Ventolin inhaler Which I show you This is Ventolin inhaler Okay, and then it is use for acute Asthmatic attack this inhaler will actually help you to relieve your symptoms now another problem today Is that most of our patient do not know how to really use this and that’s why they end up coming to the hospital And say doctor he nor work, he nor work. So how do you use? What you want to do after you have noticed when you notice signs and symptom relating to Asthmatic attack you just get your inhaler, which you already have which was prescribed to you by doctor You open it and then you clean these parts with clean Clothes and then put it in your mouth See you put it in your mouth this part of it into your mouth Okay, and then press it a puff And then two That’s and fume is going to be inside your Mouth and the next thing you want to do is To close your Mouth and then take a deep breath like this So with this being done with the illustration, I’m very sure that the person right okay, so if the person is not relief from the attack what do you do? Okay you call Emergency service So in that case that is where the paramedics and the doctors are involved in the management of The attack so usually they are going to use a nebulizer Which is going to contain some medication for you? so this brings us to the prevention of Asthma, how do you prevent asthma? Control the triggers Then it’s also includes you using a particular medication This is a seretide inhaler Is another way to prevent symptoms It is used for prevention while this is use to relief symptoms asthma, and how do you want to use this? It comes in 60 Puffs See this part you put it directly to your mouth and then you release this place like Front and back and then you take a deep breath So, thank you guys for watching Thank you medic mercy for explaining to us in detail about asthma attack Right. Okay till I come your way next time. I still remain medic Bright. Thanks for watching. Bye!

3 thoughts on “Asthma attack, what can you do

  1. Yes! These are my people. Breaking it down. Well-done, guys. Asthma is a persistent disorder which remains poorly managed in most demographics even when it has resulted in large number of deaths. New medications are underway to improve patients' outcome. Good job, guys.

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