Breathlessness During the Last Week of Life in Palliative Care: An Australian Prospective, Longitudinal Study.

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CONTEXT Breathlessness is a major cause of suffering and distress, and little is known about the trajectory of breathlessness near death. OBJECTIVES To determine the trajectory and clinical-demographic factors associated with breathlessness in the last week of life in patients receiving specialist palliative care. METHODS This was a prospective… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.12.311

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