Palliative oxygen for non-hypoxaemic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  • Protocol
  • Intervention



This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To determine the efficacy of oxygen for relief of dyspnea in non-hypoxemic and mildly hypoxemic individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The major endpoints will be: (1) impact on dyspnea; (2) impact on function and/or exercise tolerance; and, (3) impact on quality of life.