What is bronchospasm.
reversible narrowing of the medium and small airways
What are some causes
Asthma, COPD, medication , airway irritation
When is this likely to occur
Patients with asthma, COPD, and Upper respiratory infection, Intubation, placement of oral airway, endobronchial intubation, pungent anesthetic gases, smoke inhaltion, soda lime dust., beta antagonist, Anticholinesterase, histamine releasers,m aspiration, PE