Dyspnea

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Dyspnea

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Dyspnea" returned 349 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Case 9-2014: A woman with increasing dyspnea.
 

Author(s): Kai Saukkonen

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2014 Jul;371(4):388-9.

 

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2014

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Left atrial volume as an independent predictor of exercise capacity in patients with isolated diastolic dysfunction presented with exertional dyspnea.
 

Author(s): Nithima Ratanasit, Khemajira Karaketklang, Srisakul Chirakarnjanakorn, Rungroj Krittayaphong, Decho Jakrapanichakul

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Left atrial volume (LAV) and exercise capacity are important prognostic determinants of cardiovascular risk. Exercise intolerance and increased LAV are expected in patients with diastolic dysfunction. While dyspnea is the symptom reported by the patient and considered subjective, ...

Last Updated: 30 Jun 2014

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The five-point Likert scale for dyspnea can properly assess the degree of pulmonary congestion and predict adverse events in heart failure outpatients.
 

Author(s): Cristina K Weber, Marcelo H Miglioranza, Maria A P de Moraes, Roberto T Sant'anna, Marciane M Rover, Renato A K Kalil, Tiago Luiz L Leiria

Journal: Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 ;69(5):341-6.

 

Proper assessment of dyspnea is important in patients with heart failure. Our aim was to evaluate the use of the 5-point Likert scale for dyspnea to assess the degree of pulmonary congestion and to determine the prognostic value of this scale for predicting adverse events in heart ...

Last Updated: 19 May 2014

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The terms "Dyspnea" returned 39 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Understanding dyspnea as a complex individual experience.
 

Author(s): Anja Hayen, Mari Herigstad, Kyle T S Pattinson

Journal: Maturitas. 2013 Sep;76(1):45-50.

 

Dyspnea is the highly threatening experience of breathlessness experienced by patients with diverse pathologies, including respiratory, cardiovascular, and neuromuscular diseases, cancer and panic disorder. This debilitating symptom is especially prominent in the elderly and the obese, ...

Last Updated: 6 Aug 2013

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Asynchrony and dyspnea.
 

Author(s): Richard D Branson, Thomas C Blakeman, Bryce R H Robinson

Journal: Respir Care. 2013 Jun;58(6):973-89.

 

Patient-ventilator synchrony and patient comfort are assumed to go hand in hand, yet few studies provide support for this common sense idea. In reality, synchrony between the patient and ventilator is complex and can be affected by the ventilator settings, type of ventilator, patient-ventilator ...

Last Updated: 27 May 2013

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Improving Management of Breathlessness in Patients With Lung Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Breathlessness; Dyspnea; Lung Cancer

 

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2014

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Aerosol Inhalation Treatment for Dyspnea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Healthy; Dyspnea

 

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2014

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Dyspnea in COPD: Relationship With Exacerbations Frequency
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Dyspnea

 

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2014

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