I need help on investigating and writing an evidence-based practice report on the topic of Asthma in Adults.
I must create a list of at least 10 (7 must be primary research from peer-reviewed journals) on the topic.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 5:38 am ad1c9bdddf
It's a very broad topic, but I have tried my best to sort out useful references for you.
Asthma is a clinical diagnosis that is characterized by airway inflammation in association with reversible airflow obstruction and bronchial hyperresponsiveness. It has an estimated prevalence of 8-10% across all age groups (NAEPP NIH Publication No. 07-4051. National Institutes of Health: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Aug 28, 2007. Expert Panel Report 3: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma.)
Atopic asthma has been proposed to develop as a result of gene-environment interactions occurring during prenatal or early post natal life. In most of the cases asthma starts in early childhood with a viral infection. Most of the non-atopic individuals stop wheezing before adolescence, however atopic individuals will continue to wheeze after adolescence and end up developing asthma (Lemanske & Busse 2010). Many of the asthmatics "grow out" of their allergies as they age however, in few individuals, asthma may make its initial presentation in old age.
It has been recognized that asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways and that, while asthma exacerbations are episodic, airway ...
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Asthma Education in the Emergency Department
You are learning that there is more to an implementation plan for change than simply saying you want to make the change, or even providing the research evidence to support the change.
Proposed change is implementation of an asthma education program for the emergency department.
A DETAILED plan is critical to the potential success of your proposed change.
1. Please provide an overview of the following areas you will need to address in your plan AND the feasibility of successfully addressing these areas in order to support your proposed change (respond to EACH point):
1. Identify all potential barriers.
2. What do you think the chances of successfully implementing this change?
3. Identify all potential facilitators.
Address all points in the Discussion Question and utilize at least THREE (3) citations from current credible academic/scholarly sources.