Patient: Name:Aast MaaAge:8Weight:52 pound Height:49 inchesAboutAast Maa:? Likes to plays sports ? Allergic to dust and pollen ? On top of all immunizations? Was diagnose 3 months ago Familyhistory: ? Both parents grew up with thiscondition, and was diagnosed ? Identical twin sister also facessimilar symptoms, she was diagnosed a year ago ? Older brother smokes in the house Symptomsthat have been occurring over the past three months 😕 Shortness of breath as well astrouble in breathing ? Tightness in chest, chest pains, andchest congestions ? Wheezing ? Constant coughs Diagnosewith inhalers:? Reduce inflammations? Reduced some chest pains Medicalrecords:? Been using inhalers for the past 3months ? Refilled the inhalers 2 in a weekfor the past month ? Had an attack 3 weeks ago ? symptoms becamesevere Diagnostictests and procedures ? Spirometry test ? Measure the lung function, such asthe amount and speed of air inhaled and exhaled ? It is a simple way to see if aperson has this disease- This method will allow the doctor to see if the patient hasthe disease and after this the next test will be taken to check its severity Procedure1. The patient will be seated in a chair and then the doctorwill place a clip on their nose to keep both nostrils closed and then place acup-like breathing mask around the patient’s mouth.2. The patient will be asked to take adeep breath in, then hold their breath in for a few seconds, and then exhale ashard as they can into the breathing mask.3. The patient will repeat this test atleast three times to make sure that their results are consistent and accurate.
The highest value from three test readings will be use it as their finalresult.? Bronchial challenge test/ Methacholine challenge ? Tests to see how severe theircondition is by narrowing the airways ? Measures a patient’s airflow withthe help of a dose of a drug called methacholine ? Methacholine tests the allergicreaction of the patient’s airway- Using this method will allow the doctor to give newmedications base on the severity Procedure The patient will have to do a spirometry first. The patient will breathe in the first dose of methacholine using a nebulizer. The test is repeated to ensure accuracy The patient will be given a rescue inhaler to open the airways backup. Spirometry will be done again after you take albuterol to be sure the airways are opening.
?The test once again will allow the doctors to determine the severity Treatmentand prognosis?The patient will continue using inhalers ?The symptoms will slowly be reduced ?There is no cure for this disease but changing one’s lifestyle and usinginhalers and puffers will allow the symptoms to be reduced Recommendationfor lifestyle change? Maintain physical activity/ staying fit ? 30 mins a day ? Eating lots of fresh fruits andvegetables will along antioxidants to keep lungs healthy ? Annually get flu shots, try best notto skip the shots ? Try to stay away from those whosmoke smoking areas ? Maintain mental state ? Use the inhalers/ puffers correctlyfor insurance that it will reduce symptoms ? Doctor appointment/ checkups whenneeded References (www.eyelight.com), E.I.
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