What to do if someones having an asthma attack?

See below. You should immediately use your short acting (rescue) inhaler and head to the emergency room.
Consider 911. Asthma is a common disease, but it does kill over 3, 000 people in the us every year. Make sure they use their rescue inhaler medications, but if they continue to have trouble they may need emergency care. Better to be safe than sorry.

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What should I do if someone is having an asthma attack?

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