Most episodes of status asthmaticus represent inadequate assessment of asthma severity and inadequate management. Guidelines are presented to better understand the causes of the acute exacerbation and to improve assessment of pulmonary disability. Therapeutic measures include improved patient education and compliance, early recognition of the impending attack and aggressive use of corticosteroids.
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