Tag Archives: Chronic breathlessness

Opioids for breathlessness – standard of care in Germany

Responding to an earlier post by Professor David Currow and Professor Miriam Johnson, Professor Lukas Radbruch, President of the German Association for Palliative Medicine (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Palliativmedizin, DGP), gives another perspective from Germany. David Currow and Miriam Johnson have explained … Continue reading

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Good news for chronic breathlessness from Down Under

For the first time in the world, an Australian company has licensed a medication for the symptomatic reduction of chronic breathlessness. Professor David Currow (Australia) and Professor Miriam Johnson (United Kingdom), explain.   Breathing just happens. We don’t think about it, we just breathe. … 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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