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Asthma

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Transcript of Asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease
Spirometry
Increased
Mucous
The Consequences
Air can be inhaled, but not exhaled
normal bronchi
Bronchiconstrction
References
Asthma Australia 2012, Basic facts, viewed 17/09/2013 www.asthma.org.au/Portals/0/doc/Brochures/Asthma%20Australia/AA-Basic-Facts-0312.pdf

Asthma Australia 2012, Breathe Easy, viewed 17/09/2013 http://www.asthma.org.au/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=VHv9zW1ncuo%3d&tabid=277

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2012, ‘Asthma’ Viewed 13.09.2013 <http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Lookup/4338.0main+features152011-13>

Barnes, P 1996, ‘Pathophysiology of Asthma’ British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Vol. 42, pp. 3-10

Busse WW & Lemanske Rf Jr. 2001, ‘Asthma’, The New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 344, No. 5, pp. 350-362

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inflammation of the airways
What is asthma?
Stimulus
Paraskeva, M, Borg, B & Naughton, M 2011, Spirometry, Australian family Physician, Vol. 40, No. 4 viewed 12 September 2013 <http://search.informit.com.au.ezproxy.library.uq.edu.au/documentSummary;dn=896265531639037;res=IELHEA>
dyspnea
increased Respiration
prolonged expiration
cysLTs released cause inflammation
to the smaller bronchi
coughing and wheezing
Medication is required to return
airways back to normal function
Asthma Australia 2012, Basic facts, viewed 17/09/2013 www.asthma.org.au/Portals/0/doc/Brochures/Asthma%20Australia/AA-Basic-Facts-0312.pdf
Asthma Australia 2012, Breathe Easy, viewed 17/09/2013 http://www.asthma.org.au/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=VHv9zW1ncuo%3d&tabid=277
stimuli activate mast cells
mast cells
release
histamine
smooth muscle
|
smooth muscle
|
eosinophils
released
regulated by TH2
cells
Asthma
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