Application of palliative ventilation: potential and clinical evidence in palliative care

Dyspnea is an unpleasant sensation of breathing, characterized by qualitatively distinct sensations presenting with variable intensity [1]. It may be caused by cancer itself, and preexisting or concomitant co-morbid conditions [2]. Dyspnea is associated with fatigue, anxiety, decreased function and quality of life and increased mortality [3, 4], and… CONTINUE READING