Orthopnea

Known as: breath sit up, orthopnoea 
A sensation of breathlessness in the recumbent position, relieved by sitting or standing. [UToronto:htrang]
National Institutes of Health

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2011
2011
AIMS Heart failure (HF) in the elderly carries a poor prognosis. We used the SENIORS dataset of elderly HF patients aged ≥70… (More)
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2010
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2010
AIMS The vast majority of acute heart failure (AHF) trials to date have targeted dyspnoea. However, they enrolled patients… (More)
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2007
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2007
BACKGROUND Selection of patients for diagnostic tests for acute pulmonary embolism requires recognition of the possibility of… (More)
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2006
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2006
BACKGROUND Few patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis currently receive non-invasive ventilation (NIV), reflecting clinical… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
Almost one mountain trekker or climber out of two develops several symptoms of high altitude illness after a rapid ascent (> 300… (More)
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2001
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2001
BACKGROUND Morbidly obese subjects, who often complain about breathlessness when lying down, breathe at low lung volume with a… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVES To assess the contribution of expiratory flow limitation (FL) in orthopnea during acute left heart failure (LHF… (More)
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2000
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2000
BACKGROUND This study determined whether evidence of congestion after 4 to 6 weeks of heart failure management predicted outcome… (More)
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1999
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1999
The ALS Functional Rating Scale (ALSFRS) is a validated rating instrument for monitoring the progression of disability in… (More)
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1998
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1998
Cheyne-Stokes respiration is a disorder characterised by recurrent central apnoeas during sleep alternating with a crescendo… (More)
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