INCIDENCE OF VOCAL CORD DYSFUNCTION IN PATIENTS PRESENTING TO EMERGENCY ROOM WITH ACUTE ASTHMA EXACERBATION

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Authors: Subin Jain, V Bandi, J Zimmerman, N Hanania and K Guntupalli
Date: Oct. 1, 1999
From: Chest(Vol. 116, Issue 4)
Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Document Type: Abstract; Brief article
Length: 287 words
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Purpose: To delineate the incidence of Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD) in patients presenting to the emergency room (EC) with shortness of breath, wheezing and diagnosed as an acute exacerbation of asthma by treating physicians.

Methods: 50 Patients presenting to EC with shortness of breath, wheezing and diagnosis of acute asthma attack were recruited after informed consent. Patients received one albuterol nebulizer treatment prior to enrollment and underwent rhinolaryngoscopy in EC along...

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Jain, Subin, et al. "INCIDENCE OF VOCAL CORD DYSFUNCTION IN PATIENTS PRESENTING TO EMERGENCY ROOM WITH ACUTE ASTHMA EXACERBATION." Chest, Oct. 1999, p. 243S. Gale Academic Onefile, Accessed 25 Jan. 2020.
  

Gale Document Number: GALE|A57562678