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Home treatment of asthma exacerbation

Author: Pristine Noodle


Def: Decrease of 20% PEF . If PEF < 50% to ER. SABA 4-6 inhalations Q 10-20 min x 3 . PEF 50-70% (incomplete response) Repeat SABA 20 min x 3 and reassess. If PEF > 80 good response and can lengthen SABA Q 3hours. If no improvement start oral steroids and continue with SABA Q3. Seek medical attention if not improved.

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