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Adult patients suffering from acute asthma presenting to the Emergency Department with an FEV1 of less than 40% of predicted were randomized into four treatment groups. They were treated with nebulized albuterol at a high (7.5 mg) or standard (2.5 mg) dose given either continuously through 1 h, or intermittently every hour, for 2 h. When the FEV1(More)
Among 85 substance abusing or dependent inpatients, it was found that those with histories of distressing traumatic events reported more self-mutilative acts, higher levels of dissociation, and a greater degree of impulsivity than did patients without such histories. Implications of the findings for research and clinical practice are discussed.
OBJECTIVE The present study examined whether patients with histories of sexual abuse reported a higher degree of pathological eating behaviors and attitudes than a nonsexually abused control group. METHOD Subjects, 134 psychiatric inpatients, completed the Eating Disorder Inventory (EDI) to assess eating pathology, and a questionnaire that gathered(More)
PURPOSE To compare the magnitudes of the immediate effects of the nebulized beta-agonists isoetharine and albuterol in the treatment of acute severe asthma. PATIENTS AND METHODS Fifty-one adults presenting with severe asthma exacerbations (forced expiratory volumes in the first second of exhalation [FEV1] <40% of predicted) to the emergency department(More)
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