Chest Injuries First Aid Treatment

Care of Patients with Asthma

Patients with Asthma

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways that causes airway obstruction and hyper-responsiveness, mucosal edema and mucus production. The inflammation ultimately leads to recurrent episodes of asthma symptoms; cough, chest tightness, wheezing and dyspnea. Asthma differs from other obstructive lung diseases in that it is largely reversible, either spontaneously or with active treatment. Patients with asthma may experience ... Read More »

Chest Injuries First Aid Treatment

Chest injuries can be classified as open or closed. An open chest injury occurs when the integrity of the skin has been broken and the chest wall is penetrated by objects commonly by knife or bullet. A closed chest wound on the other hand is a wound sustained on the chest without any object penetrating the skin’s surface and is ... Read More »