Skip to main content

A 29-Year Perspective of Status Asthmaticus in Children

Buy Article:

$39.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)


This manuscript presents a four year follow-up of a review of the issues in the management of status asthmaticus that are often controversial. A combination of previous considerations and experience is mixed with a review of the recent literature to formulate current recommendations. The reasons to use epinephrine, sodium bicarbonate, theophylline, corticosteroids, oxygen, hydration, intravenous adrenergic agents and controlled ventilation are discussed. Death from status asthmaticus should be preventable.

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: September 1, 1987

More about this publication?
  • Allergy and Asthma Proceedings is a peer reviewed publication dedicated to distributing timely scientific research regarding advancements in the knowledge and practice of allergy, asthma and immunology. Its primary readership consists of allergists and pulmonologists.

    The goal of the Proceedings is to publish articles with a predominantly clinical focus which directly impact quality of care for patients with allergic disease and asthma.

    Featured topics include asthma, rhinitis, sinusitis, food allergies, allergic skin diseases, diagnostic techniques, allergens, and treatment modalities. Published material includes peer-reviewed original research, clinical trials and review articles.

    Articles marked "F" offer free full text for personal noncommercial use only.

    The journal is indexed in Thomson Reuters Web of Science and Science Citation Index Expanded, plus the National Library of Medicine's PubMed service.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Submit a Paper
  • Information for Advertisers
  • Reprint Requests
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more
Real Time Web Analytics