Views on palliative oxygen have changed but remain inconsistent between specialties
By Mardi Chapman
14 Mar 2019
Doctors are prescribing palliative oxygen therapy less often for COPD patients than they did in the past but there’s still a widespread belief that it can relieve breathlessness in some patients. A 2015 survey of 440 respiratory medicine and palliative medicine specialists in Australia, New Zealand and the UK found most palliative medicine doctors (73%) ...