When do you decide whether an asthmatic need admission?

When do you decide whether an asthmatic need admission?

In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, Editor-in-chief IJCP Publications, will explain when an asthmatic need admission in this video. If the asthmatic patient speaks full statement while suffering from the asthma since 2 days, then it is a mild asthma attack and requires OPD management. He explains in such mild cases no hospitalization is required. He further will explain that if an asthmatic person is speaking with broken sentences then he requires immediate admission for stabilization. If an asthmatic person is speaking in broken words then this is an emergency which requires oxygen and hospitalization. Ask the patient to reach the emergency department of the nearest hospital.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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