Wood Smoke and Asthma: Reduce Smoke

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Smoke from wood stoves and fireplaces can make you sick. Smoke has tiny particles that can get in your lungs. People that cough and wheeze should stay away from wood smoke. Our old stove used to smoke a lot. When my sister was born, we got a new wood stove. I like having a warm […]


What is Asthma? (The Sound of Wheezing)
11
September

What is Asthma? (The Sound of Wheezing)

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

In a world of chronic lung diseases, there stands asthma, estimated to affect 235 million people worldwide. Hey what’s going on guys, this is SB, here to talk to you all about asthma—what it is, what the symptoms are, how you diagnose it, how to manage it. First off, if you have issues with my […]


Respiratory Examination – OSCE Guide (New release)
01
September

Respiratory Examination – OSCE Guide (New release)

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi there my name one of the finally our medical students could I just check your name and date of birth Please sure it’s James Alexander 33 December 1989 nice to meet you James today I’ve been asked to examine your chest this limbo of looking from the end of the bed Feeling different parts […]


Wood Smoke and Asthma: Dry Firewood

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Wood smoke from wood stoves and fireplaces is pollution. It can hurt your lungs and make it hard to breathe. Here’s the deal. You can make it less smoky if you burn dry firewood. My dad and I go into the woods to get firewood. We let it dry all year. I like having a […]


Wood Smoke and Asthma: Breathe Easier
29
August

Wood Smoke and Asthma: Breathe Easier

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Smoke from wood stoves and fireplaces can make you sick. Wood smoke can give you a stuffy nose, make your eyes water and even make you cough. It can also cause an asthma attack. My grandma replaced her wood stove because I have asthma. I’m happy that I can breathe better. To help protect your […]


Top tips to manage your asthma in high pollution

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , /

I’m just concerned as anybody about the effect air quality has on our health and as a GP especially I see that pollution is a trigger for people with asthma. It’s really really important our survey show that affects more than two-thirds of people with asthma so it’s really really key to make sure that […]


Asthma – Medical Minute
25
August

Asthma – Medical Minute

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi, I’m Dr. Hanson. Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases in kids and in adults. Symptoms of asthma can include coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath and chest tightness, and this can be triggered by things like infections, exercises, allergies and weather changes. If you are noticing any of those concerning symptoms, you […]


“Asthma” by Julia Pian and Laura Chiel for OPENPediatrics
25
August

“Asthma” by Julia Pian and Laura Chiel for OPENPediatrics

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Asthma, by Julia Pian and Dr. Laura Chiel. Learning objectives– by the end of this video, the learner will understand the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of childhood asthma in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Introduction– asthma is one of the most common pediatric diseases with 1 in 10 pediatric patients in the United […]


Tips for children with asthma in cold weather
24
August

Tips for children with asthma in cold weather

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Salis is quite sensitive to the cold weather, so is Sami actually, their asthma does get really bad with the cold weather. I’ve just got to make sure they’re wrapped up well in winter and their scarves are wrapped around their mouth and covering their nose because as they’re breathing the cold air it can […]


Spring is no picnic for people with asthma
22
August

Spring is no picnic for people with asthma

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

[Mum laughing] Hey baby. Hey! You ready? Yeah, just gotta grab my drink bottle. No no no, put it back, its for the picnic. How good is this day? It’s beautiful! It’s like the best day ever, I’m not even kidding. Oh, baby. [Girl wheezing] Get the blue puffer. Where is it? It’s gotta be […]