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You are sitting at your computer on an otherwise quiet night when a young male is brought into your ED in obvious respiratory distress.
- Temp 98.6
- HR 99
- RR 34
- BP 105/69
- O2 95%
- Give Albuterol + Ipratropium + Steroids
- Obtain Chest Xray
- Give Magnesium
- Place patient on BiPAP
- Give IV Beta Agonist (Epinephrine)
Tips and Tricks
Frequently perform verbal reassessments on patients with the examiner (vitals, patient appearance, pain, etc)
- The Crashing Asthmatic (REBEL EM)