Document Detail


Nebulized salbutamol in life-threatening asthma: is IPPB necessary?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6351888     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A double-blind crossover trial compared equal doses of nebulized salbutamol delivered with and without intermittent positive pressure breathing (IPPB) in 20 patients admitted to hospital with life-threatening asthma. No significant differences were observed between the two forms of treatment. It was concluded that the use of IPPB to administer nebulized salbutamol in oxygen had no advantage over passive inhalation in the initial treatment of patients with severe acute asthma.
Authors:
R J Fergusson; J Carmichael; P Rafferty; R F Willey; G K Crompton; I W Grant
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of diseases of the chest     Volume:  77     ISSN:  0007-0971     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Dis Chest     Publication Date:  1983 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-11-23     Completed Date:  1983-11-23     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7511123     Medline TA:  Br J Dis Chest     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  255-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aerosols
Aged
Albuterol / administration & dosage*
Asthma / drug therapy*
Clinical Trials as Topic
Double-Blind Method
Female
Humans
Intermittent Positive-Pressure Ventilation*
Male
Middle Aged
Positive-Pressure Respiration*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Aerosols; 18559-94-9/Albuterol

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