Search Tag: dyspnoea

Cardiology Management


2015 20 Apr

According to a new study, treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in patients younger than 55 years significantly improves their performance on the 6-minute walk test (6MWT). However, the same treatment in older patients was found to be associated with disease stabilisation and sometimes deterioration. The findings have been published in...Read more

ICU Management


2021 07 Feb

In a recent review, the authors hypothesise that some patients suffer unnecessary psychological sequelae such as depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from dyspnoea that persists despite pharmacologic sedation during severe acute respiratory failure. The authors point out that the primary cause of dyspnoea is not the contraction...Read more

ICU Management


2022 01 Mar

As countries around the world become more accustomed to living with COVID-19, an important topic of discussion has been the medium-term and long-term impact of COVID-19 on respiratory function and health-related quality of life.  Most published studies on COVID-19 include patients with varying degrees of severity and evaluate patients up to six...Read more