Recent Advances in the Management of Breathlessness

Katrina Breaden

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    Abstract

    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.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)S29-S32
    Number of pages4
    JournalIndian Journal of Palliative Care
    Volume17
    Issue number4 SUPPL.
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 2011

    Keywords

    • Palliative care
    • Refractory breathlessness
    • Supportive care

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