Clinical features to predict hypoxia and/or hypercapnia in acute asthma attacks.

@article{Kunitoh1994ClinicalFT,
  title={Clinical features to predict hypoxia and/or hypercapnia in acute asthma attacks.},
  author={Hideo Kunitoh and Koshiro Watanabe and Yoshikiyo Sajima},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  year={1994},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={401-7}
}
Arterial blood gas data were correlated with clinical variables including patients' perception of dyspnea and spirometry in 79 episodes of acute asthma attacks. Among several variables that showed univariate significance with severity, only subjective degree of dyspnea rated on a modified Borg scale (MBS) remained predictive to discriminate the presence or… CONTINUE READING