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What can you expect when you get to the hospital for severe asthma?

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When you get to the hospital, the doctors will make sure that your symptoms are due to asthma, how severe it is, and whether you have any other conditions that could be involved, such as pneumonia.

SOURCES:

CDC: “Asthma Action Plan.”

UpToDate: “Management of Acute Exacerbations of Asthma in Adults.”

FDA: “Tertabuline Information.”

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on December 20, 2017

SOURCES:

CDC: “Asthma Action Plan.”

UpToDate: “Management of Acute Exacerbations of Asthma in Adults.”

FDA: “Tertabuline Information.”

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on December 20, 2017

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