Asthma – Life Threatening [A CHEST]

Arrhythmia/ Altered conscious level
Cyanosis, PaCO2 normal
Hypotension, Hypoxia (PaO2<8kPa, SpO2 <92%)
Exhaustion
Silent chest
Threatening PEF < 33% best or predicted (in those >5yrs old)

Upper Zone Fibrosis – [A TEA SHOP]

ABPA
TB
Extrinsic allergic alveolitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Sarcoidosis
Histiocytosis
Occupational (silicosis, berylliosis)
Pneumoconiosis (coal-worker’s)