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    shortness of breath

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    A 20-year-old woman presents to the emergency room with a5-day history of increasing shortness of breath following a chest"cold".On examination she is moderate respiratory distress,has bilateral wheezes and her FEV1 IS 30% of predicted.supplemental O2 was administered.what is the most important treatment strategy to implement next?
    1) inhaled corticosteroids
    2) inhaled short acting bronchodilator
    3) oral corticosteroids
    4)inhaled long acting bronchodilator
    5)inhaled anticholinergic

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    2) inhaled short acting bronchodilator
    Prevention is better than cure

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    same answer as 2)...

    short acting bronchodilater always before long...inhale always before systemic(oral)...

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