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  • Dr. Benish Zahra
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Clinical Applications of Respiratory Drugs (Part 1)/ Asthma

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Sorry, it is corrected later in the video


Hi Dr Zaafran.  At 5:49,  if you block PDE, shouldn't the results be an increase in cAMP since it is no longer being broken down?

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Dr. Zaafran goes into clinical depth regarding respiratory drugs and their application in practice. 
Topics include: 

  • Usage of bronchodilators
  • Leukotriene inhibitors
  • Mast cell stabilizers 
  • Alpha and beta agonists 
  • Cortoicosteroids 
  • Anti-cholinergic agents


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Ahmed Zaafran, MD

Ahmed Zaafran, M.D, is a practicing anesthesiologist at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. He is also an adjunct clinical assistant professor of anesthesiology at Stanford University School of Medicine.

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