This part of the respiratory case study will focus on pediatric asthma. Please answer all questions below. Submit questions with evidenced based literature. Please cite appropriately and include references.
- Discuss the patho-physiologic changes that occur in the airway of a child undergoing an asthma attack.
- State the three most common triggers for a child which will an induce an asthma attack.
- Create a table discussing the four classifications of asthma severity in children.
- Discuss the difference between a quick acting medication versus a long-term medication in the treatment of pediatric asthma. What effect does each medication have on the lungs? Describe a scenario when a patient would use a short acting medication. Describe a second scenario when a patient would use a long acting medication.
Provide at least 2 scholarly references to support your information. References must be less than 5 years old. Minimum 350 words.
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