Category Archives: Breathlessness

Using a holistic approach to reduce distress due to breathlessness in people with advanced disease

Researchers, clinicians, and service user representatives at Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, have been gathering evidence on services for people with chronic breathlessness and advanced disease. Their findings are now published in Thorax and available in open access. Dr … Continue reading

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Big step forward for chronic breathlessness

A world-first international consensus has agreed the term ‘Chronic Breathlessness Syndrome’. Miriam J Johnson and David C Currow explain Chronic breathlessness is common in people with advanced disease and can last for many years. Severe breathlessness is one of the … Continue reading

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Characteristics of episodic breathlessness

Dr Steffen T Simon, Department of Palliative Medicine, University Hospital Cologne, Germany, explains the background to the longer article selected as ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the May issue of Palliative Medicine. Breathlessness is a frequent and burdensome symptom for patients with … Continue reading

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