Nursing Pharmacology Clinical Case:  Sympathomimetic Drugs And Asthma

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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.)