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  1. St John Ambulance Please note: Any deviation from the slides contained in the original presentation are not sanctioned by St John Ambulance. Individuals will be held personally liable for any information on additional slides added to this presentation.

  2. Asthma

  3. Starter Describe what happens to a person when they have an asthma attack.

  4. Asthma By the end of this session you will be able to: • recognise an asthma attack • respond appropriately when someone is • having an asthma attack.

  5. Asthma attack What you will see: • difficulty in breathing • wheezing • difficulty speaking • distress and anxiety.

  6. Asthma attack What you should do: • reassure the casualty • help the casualty use their reliever inhaler • tell the casualty to breathe deeply and slowly • allow the casualty to sit in a comfortable position.

  7. Inhalers

  8. Asthma attack

  9. Plenary Now that you have learnt about asthma, answer this question again: • Describe what happens to a person when they have an asthma attack.