Dyspnoea: assessment and pharmacological manipulation.

  title={Dyspnoea: assessment and pharmacological manipulation.},
  author={R D Stark},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={1 3},
  • R D Stark
  • Published 1988 in The European respiratory journal
A recent meeting of the European Society for Clinical Respiratory Physiology, held in Antwerp, focused on the mechanisms and management of respiratory symptoms. Dyspnoea received particular attention and this review is based on a talk presented at that meeting. The clinical problem posed by dyspnoea, or breathlessness, is of considerable magnitude. Precise data on its prevalence are lacking but it is the most common symptom in patients with cardiorespiratory disease. Many chronic diseases are… CONTINUE READING