Explain the pathogenesis causing the clinical manifestations with which Peter presents.
1. Sit Peter in a High Fowlers position
How does positioning a patient with acute asthma in a High Fowlers position assist to alleviate respiratorydistress?
2. Apply and titrate oxygen
What oxygen delivery device will you use?Why did you choose this device?How does providing supplemental oxygen work and, how will it assist Peter?
For each medication below explain
The mechanism of action Why your patient is receiving this medication in relation to her symptoms and diagnosis?What are the nursing considerations for this medication?What clinical response you expect?What continuing clinical observations will you need to undertake?