Descriptors of breathlessness in cardiorespiratory diseases.

  title={Descriptors of breathlessness in cardiorespiratory diseases.},
  author={Donald A. Mahler and Andrew Harver and Timothy F Lentine and J A Scott and K Beck and Richard M Schwartzstein},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  volume={154 5},
The purposes of this study were: to examine the decriptors of breathlessness chosen by a large sample of patients with cardiorespiratory disease; to determine test-retest reliability of a patient's selection of the descriptors; and to assess whether a patient's recall of the experience of breathlessness is the same as that provoked by physical activity. Questionnaire data were collected at an initial visit for patients who complained of breathlessness and at a second visit in a subgroup of… CONTINUE READING
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