Anesthesia Pharmacology:  Autonomic Adrenergic Practice Clinical Case Questions


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  • A ten-year old boy was referred to the asthma clinic for workup.

  • History: consistent with asthma; on pulmonary function testing, a marked reduction of FEV1 was noted.


  • (adapted from a case used in Medical Pharmacology,
    UCSF, 1998 ,courtesy of Dr. Susan Masters, Dept. of Pharmacology,
    University of California San Francisco, used with permission.)