respiratory
COPD

Call for more action on breathlessness

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Clinicians need to challenge the ‘pervasive nihilism’ regarding the management of breathlessness in chronic lung disease. Professor David Currow told the Respiratory Insights Forum in Melbourne that too many people did not take the opportunity to recognise, assess and symptomatically treat breathlessness. He warned there was evidence that even distressing symptoms were frequently not volunteered ...

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