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Status Asthmaticus - StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf Status asthmaticus is a medical emergency, an extreme form of asthma exacerbation characterized by hypoxemia, hypercarbia, and secondary respiratory failure.Can ABG values be used to determine the severity of asthma?
An ABG value can be obtained to assess the severity of the asthma attack and to substantiate the need for more intensive care. However, the use of blood gas determination is controversial. The information generated by this measurement may be helpful in determining whether or not to intubate a patient with asthma.Is blood gas determination necessary during asthma attacks?
Author: Constantine K Saadeh, MD; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD more... An ABG value can be obtained to assess the severity of the asthma attack and to substantiate the need for more intensive care. However, the use of blood gas determination is controversial.What are the keywords used in the literature review of asthma?
Three sets of keywords were used for the systematic literature review. The first set included the terms acute asthma, acute severe asthma, acute bronchospasm, acute reactive airways disease, asthma exacerbation, emergency asthma, and status asthmaticus.