When is admission to the ICU indicated for status asthmaticus?

Updated: Jun 17, 2020
  • Author: Constantine K Saadeh, MD; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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Patients with ABG determinations characteristic of stages 3 and 4 require admission to an ICU. The PEF value or FEV1 is less than 50% of the predicted value after treatment.


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