It is well known that patients who die in status asthmaticus do so with their bronchial trees completely blocked with inspissated mucus.
What does SA stand for?
SA stands for Status Asthmaticus
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We have 222 other meanings of SA in our Acronym Attic
- Staging Activity
- Staging Area
- Standard Abrasive
- Standardised Approach
- Standards Australia
- Standby Air
- Staphylococcus Aureus (bacterium)
- State Agency (various organizations)
- State Annex (department of state building)
- Station Actual
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Although it remains unclear whether IL-6 is an important mediator in asthma, IL-6 concentrations were higher in BALF from patients with status asthmaticus than from control subjects (54).
Status asthmaticus is an acute, long-lasting and severe asthma episode that does not respond to initial standard treatments and is potentially fatal.
Approximately 4% of pregnancies are complicated by asthma, and status asthmaticus complicates 0.
Her history was remarkable because of her need for assisted ventilation with status asthmaticus at the age of 2 years and subsequent every-other-day prednisone therapy up to the age of 5 years.