Why does she suffer prolonged status asthmaticus?

https://doi.org/10.22146/rpcpe.46121

Mora Claramita(1*), Nur Afrainin Syah(2)

(1) Department of Medical, Health Professions Education and Bioethics, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Universitas Gadjah Mada
(2) Department of Medical Education | Faculty of Medicine Andalas University Jl. Perintis Kemerdekaan No 94 Padang 25127 Sumatera Barat Indonesia
(*) Corresponding Author

Abstract


A mother (Y) aged 55 years, was hospitalized with ‘Status Asthmaticus’, for 4 days in a hospital, with admission through an Emergency Department Service. The case history was ‘Intermittent Asthma’ with corticosteroid inhaler treatment for the past three years and ‘Diabetes Mellitus’ (DM) Type 2, controlled by the treatment of Metformin and Acarbose. The results of the history, physical examination, and laboratory lead to the main diagnosis ‘Status Asthmaticus’. Blood glucose before and when at the hospital was within normal limits (with treatment). Asthma attack was absent during the last 2 years, relapsed 2 years ago because of 'Bronchopneumonia'.


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