Tag Archives: Asthma

'I thought I could have died, it happened suddenly' – mum (46) suffers severe asthma attack while out shopping

Andrea Rowsome ‘I thought I could have died, it happened suddenly’ – mum (46) suffers severe asthma attack while out shopping Independent.ie Andrea Rowsome was browsing in a health food shop with her husband when suddenly she was overcome with a sudden breathlessness. As she attempted to gasp for air, she grew dizzier and dizzier.… Read More »

Chest Radiographs Often Ordered in Children With Asthma and Chest Pain

November 02, 2018 Share this content: Compared with patients who did not report chest pain, physicians were more likely to obtain chest radiographs in patients who had reported chest pain at ED admission. In children with acute asthma exacerbations who report chest pain, physicians frequently obtain chest radiographs (CXRs), according to a study published in… Read More »