American College of Chest Physicians consensus statement on the management of dyspnea in patients with advanced lung or heart disease.

@article{Mahler2010AmericanCO,
  title={American College of Chest Physicians consensus statement on the management of dyspnea in patients with advanced lung or heart disease.},
  author={D. Mahler and Paul A. Selecky and C. Harrod and J. Benditt and V. Carrieri-Kohlman and J. Curtis and H. Manning and R. Mularski and B. Varkey and M. Campbell and E. Carter and J. Chiong and E. Ely and J. Hansen-Flaschen and D. O'Donnell and A. Waller},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2010},
  volume={137 3},
  pages={
          674-91
        }
}
BACKGROUND This consensus statement was developed based on the understanding that patients with advanced lung or heart disease are not being treated consistently and effectively for relief of dyspnea. METHODS A panel of experts was convened. After a literature review, the panel developed 23 statements covering five domains that were considered relevant to the topic condition. Endorsement of these statements was assessed by levels of agreement or disagreement on a five-point Likert scale using… Expand
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