Rapidly repeated intravenous boluses of salbutamol for acute severe asthma.

@article{Sellers2003RapidlyRI,
  title={Rapidly repeated intravenous boluses of salbutamol for acute severe asthma.},
  author={William F. S. Sellers and Boo Messahel},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={2003},
  volume={58 7},
  pages={680-3}
}
We describe the use of intravenous boluses of salbutamol given rapidly (over 1-2 min) in children (5 microg x kg-1) and young adults (250 microg) with acute severe asthma who were not improving with doses of nebulised salbutamol. Intravenous boluses were repeated within a short time until improvement was seen. Two of the seven patients required tracheal… CONTINUE READING