Successful Management of a Boy with Mild Persistent Asthma (A Longitudinal Case)

Lubis A. and Setiawati L. and Setyoningrum A.R. and Suryawan A. and Irwanto (2014) Successful Management of a Boy with Mild Persistent Asthma (A Longitudinal Case). International Journal of Medical, Health, Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Engineering, 8 (7).

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Asthma is a condition that causing chronic health problems in children. In addition to basic therapy against disease, we must try to reduce the impact of chronic health problems and also optimize their medical aspect of growth and development. A boy with mild asthma attack frequent episode did not showed any improvement with medical treatment and his asthma control test was ll. From radiologic examination he got hyperaerated lung and billateral sinusitis maxillaris; skin test results were house dust, food and pet allergy; an overweight body; bad school grades; psychological and environmental problem. We followed and evaluated this boy in 6 months, treated holistically. Even we could not do much on environmental but no more psychological and school problems, his on a good bodyweight and his asthma control test was 22. A case of a child with mild asthma anack frequent episode was reported- Asthma clinical course show no sigrrificant improvement when other predisposing factor is not well-controlled and a child's growth and development may be affected. Improving condition of the patient can be created with the help of loving and caring way of nurturing from the parents and supportive peer group. Therefore,continuous and consistent monitoring is required because prognosis of asthma is generally good when regularly and properly controlled.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Asthma, Chronic health problems, growth and development
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC705-779 Diseases of the respiratory system
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
Divisions: 01. Fakultas Kedokteran > Ilmu Kesehatan Anak (Sub Spesialis)
Setyoningrum A.R.UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Bayu Yulianti
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2017 23:03
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2017 23:03
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