Respiratory Emergencies: Asthma and COPD
1. Prepare diagnostic and treatment plans to help patients with long-term management of asthma.
2. Differentiate quick-relief and long-term medications for patients and explain which to use for an acute asthma attack.
3. Review the guidelines for making timely and accurate diagnosis of COPD, including early recognition of signs and symptoms.
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Rebecca Jeanmonod, MD, FACEP, Associate Residency Program Director, Emergency Medicine, St. Luke’s University Hospital; Professor (Adjunct), Temple University School of Medicine, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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