What are cardiovascular symptoms of status asthmaticus?

Updated: Jun 17, 2020
  • Author: Constantine K Saadeh, MD; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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Cardiovascular symptoms may include tachycardia or hypertension in mild to moderate asthma. With worsening hypoxemia, hypercarbia, marked air trapping, and hyperinflation, the ventricular stroke volume is compromised and hypotension and bradycardia may be observed.


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