7. Shortness of Breath

  1. Ian Wood MA, RN, DipN (Lond) and
  2. Michelle Garner MPhil, BSc (Hons), RN, DipN (Lond)
  1. Michelle Garner,
  2. Susan Hope and
  3. Ian Wood

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702864.ch7

Initial Management of Acute Medical Patients

Initial Management of Acute Medical Patients

How to Cite

Garner, M., Hope, S. and Wood, I. (2012) Shortness of Breath, in Initial Management of Acute Medical Patients (eds I. Wood and M. Garner), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702864.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 16 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337167

Online ISBN: 9781118702864

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Keywords:

  • Acute heart failure;
  • Asthma;
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD);
  • Exacerbation;
  • Methylxanthines;
  • Nursing management;
  • Oxygen therapy;
  • Pneumonia;
  • Shortness of breath;
  • Spontaneous pneumothorax

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A: Respiratory Failure

  • B: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

  • C: Asthma

  • D: Pneumonia

  • E: Spontaneous Pneumothorax

  • F: Acute Heart Failure