respiratory
COPD

Fan-tastic intervention for chronic breathlessness


Patients with breathlessness are using hand-held fans to delay the use of oxygen therapy and inhaled beta-agonists, according to a secondary analysis of clinical trials in the area. The trials included qualitative interviews with 133 patients with non-malignant diseases such as COPD and malignant diseases including lung cancer, and 72 carers. The study found 72% ...

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