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Dyspnoea in advanced disease : a guide to clinical management

Author: Sara Booth, (Consultant in palliative medicine); Deborah Dudgeon
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford medical publications.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Covering current knowledge on the treatment of dyspnoea in people with different underlying diseases, this text provides comprehensive information on the latest scientific advances. The authors combine scientific understanding with practical clinical guidance on how to help, manage and treat patients with breathlessness.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dyspnoea in advanced disease.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005016392
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Booth, (Consultant in palliative medicine); Deborah Dudgeon
ISBN: 1423743261 9781423743262 9780191730450 0191730459
OCLC Number: 62756147
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 271 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The genesis of breathlessness : what do we understand? / Douglas Beach and Richard M. Schwartzstein --
Multidimensional assessment of dyspnea / Virginia Carrieri-Kohlman and Deborah Dudgeon --
Breathlessness in heart failure / David P. Dutka and Miriam J. Johnson --
Dyspnea in chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder / Michelle M. Peters and Denis E. O'Donnell --
Breathlessness in advanced cancer / Deborah Dudgeon --
Breathlessness in neurological disease / Fliss Murtagh, Rachel Burman and Polly Edmonds --
Breathlessness in children / Stephen Liben --
Respiratory muscle function in breathlessness / Michael Polkey. Pulmonary rehabilitation / Nha Voduc, Katherine Webb and Denis E. O'Donnell --
Surgical interventions to improve dyspnoea / Andrew J. Drain and Francis C. Wells --
Non-pharmacological approaches / Virginia Carrieri-Kohlman --
Oxygen in the palliation of breathlessness / Anna Spathis, Rosemary Wade and Sara Booth --
Pharmacological approaches to breathlessness / David C. Currow --
A palliative approach to the breathless patient / Sara Booth and Deborah Dudgeon.
Series Title: Oxford medical publications.
Responsibility: edited by Sara Booth, Deborah Dudgeon.
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Dyspnoea is a common symptom in people with advanced cancer, cardiac, respiratory, and some neurological diseases. This book deals with the palliation of breathlessness associated with advanced  Read more...


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This book is eminently readable, not too long, and offers information to a wide variety of practitioners...in palliative care, respiratory medicine, cardiology, neurology and oncology. * Palliative Read more...

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