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Pulmonary Score of Smith et al for Determining Asthma Severity in Children

Purpose:

To evaluate asthma symptom severity in a child using the Pulmonary Score of Smith et al.

Specialty:

Pulmonary Disease, Pediatric Pulmonology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection, complication detection

ICD-10:

J45

Description:

The Pulmonary Score (PS) was developed to measure asthma severity in a child presenting with an acute asthma exacerbation. It can be used to determine the level of therapy required and to evaluate the child's response to interventions.

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