publication . Article . 2016

Clinical manifestations of acute asthma in children at the Department of Child Health Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital

Kadek Ayu Lestari; Imam Budiman; Sudigdo Sastroasmoro;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2016 Journal: Paediatrica Indonesiana, volume 43, page 132 (issn: 0030-9311, eissn: 2338-476X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Paediatrica Indonesiana - Indonesian Pediatric Society
Abstract
Background Acute asthma is an asthma attack or worsening of asthma manifestation and pulmonary function. Severe asthma attack might be prevented by early recognition of the attack and appropriate therapy. Clinical manifestations of asthma in children vary widely, so does the assessment of the attack that is often not accurately defined by doctors. This leads to delayed and inadequate treatment of the attack. Objective This study aimed to know the clinical manifestations of acute asthma in children at the Department of Child Health, Medical School University of Indonesia/Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital. Methods This was a descriptive, cross sectional study, conducted...
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free text keywords: clinical manifestation, acute asthma, inspiratory effort, expiratory efforts, children, Pulmonary function testing, Child health, Outpatient clinic, Respiratory rate, Pediatrics, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Physical therapy, Asthma, medicine.disease, business.industry, business, Cross-sectional study, Physical examination, medicine.diagnostic_test, Asthma attack, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Pediatrics, lcsh:RJ1-570
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