Dyspnea

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Dyspnea

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Dyspnea" returned 397 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Case 3-2015: A woman with abdominal pain, dyspnea, and diplopia.
 

Author(s): William S David

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2015 Apr;372(17):1675.

 

Last Updated: 23 Apr 2015

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Usefulness of the culturally adapted oxygen-cost diagram in the assessment of dyspnea in Puerto Rico.
 

Author(s): Yohana De Jesús-Berrios, Ruth A Santos-Rodríguez, Donald Dexter, Mariely Nieves-Plaza, Cruz M Nazario

Journal: P R Health Sci J. 2015 Mar;34(1):14-9.

 

Breathlessness is a common and disabling symptom of pulmonary disease. Measuring its severity is recommended as such measurements can be helpful in both clinical and research settings. The oxygen-cost diagram (OCD) and the Medical Research Council (MRC) dyspnea scale were developed ...

Last Updated: 10 Apr 2015

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Tracheobronchitis with dyspnea in a patient with ulcerative colitis.
 

Author(s): Masaya Hiyoshi, Kazushige Kawai, Mihoko Shibuya, Tsuyoshi Ozawa, Junko Kishikawa, Takako Nirei, Toshiaki Tanaka, Junichiro Tanaka, Tomomichi Kiyomatsu, Tomohiro Tada, Takamitsu Kanazawa, Shinsuke Kazama, Hirofumi Shoda, Shuji Sumitomo, Kanae Kubo, Hironori Yamaguchi, Soichiro Ishihara, Eiji Sunami, Joji Kitayama, Kazuhiko Yamamoto, Toshiaki Watanabe

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2015 ;54(7):749-53.

 

We herein report the case of a 42-year-old man with a one-year history of ulcerative colitis who presented with exacerbated bloody diarrhea, a productive cough and increasing breathing difficulties. Colonoscopy revealed typical deep ulcers in the rectosigmoid colon and atypical multiple ...

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2015

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The terms "Dyspnea" returned 43 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Point-of-care ultrasonography for the diagnosis of acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema in patients presenting with acute dyspnea: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Mohammad Al Deeb, Skye Barbic, Robin Featherstone, Jerrald Dankoff, David Barbic

Journal: Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Aug;21(8):843-52.

 

Acute dyspnea is a common presenting complaint to the emergency department (ED), and point-of-care (POC) lung ultrasound (US) has shown promise as a diagnostic tool in this setting. The primary objective of this systematic review was to determine the sensitivity and specificity of ...

Last Updated: 1 Sep 2014

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Unrecognized suffering in the ICU: addressing dyspnea in mechanically ventilated patients.
 

Author(s): Matthieu Schmidt, Robert B Banzett, Mathieu Raux, Capucine Morélot-Panzini, Laurence Dangers, Thomas Similowski, Alexandre Demoule

Journal: Intensive Care Med. 2014 Jan;40(1):1-10.

 

Intensive care unit (ICU) patients are exposed to many sources of discomfort. Although increasing attention is being given to the detection and treatment of pain, very little is given to the detection and treatment of dyspnea (defined as "breathing discomfort").

Last Updated: 6 Dec 2013

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Evidence for cognitive-behavioral strategies improving dyspnea and related distress in COPD.
 

Author(s): Anna Norweg, Eileen G Collins

Journal: Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2013 ;8():439-51.

 

Dyspnea is a complex, prevalent, and distressing symptom of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) associated with decreased quality of life, significant disability, and increased mortality. It is a major reason for referral to pulmonary rehabilitation.

Last Updated: 9 Oct 2013

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Aerosol Inhalation Treatment for Dyspnea - Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Dyspnea

 

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2015

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Registry of Patients With Acute Dyspnea in the Emergency Department
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Dyspnea; Heart Failure; COPD

 

Last Updated: 30 Mar 2015

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Vibration Response Imaging (VRI) in Dyspnea Patients Presenting to the ED
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Dyspnea

 

Last Updated: 12 May 2011

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