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News in brief: Substantial dyspnoea burden in Australian adults; TSANZ medal for pulmonary rehab expert; Pulmonary changes persist long after COVID-19 hospitalisation

Dyspnoea reported by 10% of adults About one in 10 Australians report clinically important levels of breathlessness, according to new findings that suggest underdiagnosis of conditions such as COPD and heart failure. The National Breathlessness Survey conducted in 2019 involving more than 10,000 participants with a median age of 40-49 found that 9.5% reported mMRC dyspnoea ...

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