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    Causes and Effects of Asthma in Children Asthma is a chronic pulmonary condition affecting the airways and lungs of millions of Americans each year. For individuals with Asthma their airways become swollen, restricted and produce extra secretions ("Asthma," Mayo Clinic). It is true that asthma has lifelong effects on children. Causes of asthma range from cold air reaction, viruses and allergies. Asthma results in restricted breathing, prolonged illness, as well as the effects of medications…

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    Asthma can occur at any age. But the Child hood asthma or children asthma is the most common health problem in the present day society. Similarly chronic bronchitis is also another major respiratory problem frequently occurs in children at any age groups. If this chronic bronchitis is not treated properly with constitutional homeopathic treatment then it may turns into bronchial asthma in the future. The common symptoms of chronic bronchitis and child asthma are - frequent attack of cough, cold,…

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    Management of Exercise in Children with Asthma While exercise, can cause many adverse symptoms, in children with asthma, they can still benefit from physical activity and sports. Having asthma, should not prevent children from enjoying the same sports and physical activity, as their peers. The most common chronic illness, in children, happens to be asthma. For every child, symptoms can be as different as the triggers to each of these symptoms. While one thing may bother one child, it may not…

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    Kercsmar (2008) notes that for asthma management to be effective, more emphasis must also be put on asthma self-management patient education. There are key underlying features in this kind of education relating to asthma including basic knowledge about asthma, symptom recognition, trigger identification, knowledge and understanding of optimal controls, use and purpose of devices and asthma medication, and utilization of asthma action plan, which must all be incorporated in the education process.…

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    Background The most common childhood disease that affects children is asthma. The chronic disease asthma is when a person has respiratory infections, exposure to pollution, exercise, and excitement. With the help of different organizations, we can reduce the respiratory diseases of asthma within children. It is through providing a healthy home environment that children will have an improvement in their living conditions. Pediatric asthma with a healthy environment There are many problems that…

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    Asthma Care: A Case Study

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    Asthma Care When caring for children and adults who have been diagnosed with asthma, it is essential to understand how to safely manage this disease, control progression, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and prevent complications. Work by Waddell (2015), found that as many as two-thirds of asthma-related deaths could have been prevented. Therefore, by developing an understanding of the standards of practice and guidelines of pharmacotherapy, clinicians can move forward to optimize asthma…

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    Rise of Asthma among Children Asthma prevalence among children has become a serious area of concern over the last few decades. The disease has turned to be one of the major chronic diseases among children. In addition, it is the leading cause of hospitalization among children under the age of 15 years (Tedner, Sandra, Anne, Örtqvist, and Catarina, 2). Reports indicate that the trend will increase in the coming years especially in western countries. The burden of the disease has increased…

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    indigenous boy, who has asthma since he was two. He shows up in the hospital and complains about shortness of breath. Steven stays with his mother and 6 siblings in a remote town in rural Australia. Based on Steven’s situation, this essay will discuss about the pathophysiology about asthma, and then evaluate the nurse’s role of providing the nursing care for both Steven and his family. Harver and Kotses (2010) define asthma as the chronic inflammatory disorder of the airway. Asthma is a…

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    The relationship between vitamin D levels in children with asthma compared with normal children Introduction Asthma is a common chronic inflammation that needs a lot of health care and it has a lot of high risks (1). Asthma is one of 10 most common situation that restricted activities (2). It seems that vitamin D supplements are associated with a reduction in mortality (3). Studies show that low levels of vitamin D can lead to deformation of the airways, release cytokines and increase the smooth…

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    Asthma is a disease that interferes with one 's breathing system. It affects the bronchioles resulting to bronchospasms. It is the resistance to breathing out which causes results in the asthmatic condition in an individual. People can live with the disease for long on condition that they can control it by following their doctors’ prescription and directions. The asthmatic attack is comparable to an allergic reaction. It may develop suddenly or slowly for several days. The symptoms include chest…

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