Frank discussions about the likely benefits and downsides of home oxygen are needed to manage expectations of patients with chronic breathlessness syndrome and their carers, Australian research suggests. Qualitative research from South Australia involving semi-structured interviews with 19 breathless patients revealed the reality of home oxygen may not match expectations in all users. Patients included those ...
‘Tethered to the tubing’: Careful thought needed before prescribing oxygen
By Mardi Chapman
16 Oct 2018