CRACKCast E073 – Asthma

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 73, Asthma. Not just for kids! This disease process is satisfying to treat when patients respond well to therapy, but recognition of critically-ill patients is an important first step in management. Shownotes – PDF Here Rosens in Perspective Basic Principles: Reverse Obstruction Treat Hypoxia Treat Inflammation Basic definition: A chronic airway inflammatory disorder Recurrent episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing Variable airflow obstruction (with varying …

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