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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 29--32

Recent advances in the management of breathlessness


Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

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Katrina Breaden
Flinders University, Adelaide
Australia
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1075.76238

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Breathlessness is a frightening symptom to both witness and experience. It is common in many conditions, especially in the palliative setting, profoundly affecting the quality of the person's life. The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the recent advances in the management of breathlessness in the areas of, knowledge of disease trajectories, assessment, pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions and the use of oxygen.






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