Asthma [top]

  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheeze
  • Previous similar episodes
  • Reduced peak expiratory flow rate
  • Wheeze
  • Persistent dry cough
  • Decreased PEFR
  • Shortness of breath

Carcinoid syndrome [top]

  • Episodic attacks of diarrhoea recurrent diarrhoea
  • Facial flushing
  • Wheeze

Exacerbation of COPD [top]

  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheeze
  • Cough
  • Hyperinflated chest
  • History of smoking

Anaphylaxis [top]

  • Sudden onset (minutes)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheeze
  • Facial swelling, tongue swelling
  • Urticaria
  • Hypotension and tachycardia
  • Vomiting