Can you decipher the above handwriting?
Clue: No that's not a doctor's writing.
I almost made the mistake of not taking her as an emergency and rather preferred attending to another patient who looked more ill.
I couldn't be more wrong.
She was a young student in her twenties. She sat completely still- her face blank and impassive, as if she just wasn't there. She looked unaware and uninterested in her surrounding.
I tried talking to her, she couldn't respond.
It was then i gave her the piece of paper in which she wrote the above.
There was no more time to lose!
COMMON SYMPTOMS OF ASTHMAThese have been highlighted under Asthma Attack. They include:
This was a worse type of Asthmatic attack.
Inability to complete a sentence.
FEATURES OF A SEVERE ASTHMA ATTACK.
Increased rate of breathing.
Increased heart rate.