Date Published

May 19, 2023

Updated For

ALS PCS Version ALS PCS Version 5.2


Should we be piggy backing dexamethson every time we give ventolin if the pt has a history of copd or asthma or 20 pack history.


No, you would not give dexamethasone every time you give ventolin. Dexamethasone should be administered to patients who meet the indications and conditions within the bronchoconstriction medical directive and have no contraindications for it.



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