How are children with status asthmaticus monitored following treatment?

Updated: Jun 17, 2020
  • Author: Constantine K Saadeh, MD; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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Children with asthma commonly present with normal (FEV1), and, accordingly, more sensitive lung function testing should be undertaken with regular impulse oscillometry system (IOS) assessments. Medication titration may be usefully guided by IOS resistance and reactance values.


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