2.4. Dyspnea and Advanced COPD

  1. Margaret L. Campbell PhD, RN, FPCN
  1. Margaret L. Campbell

Published Online: 5 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704707.ch14

Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

How to Cite

Campbell, M. L. (2012) Dyspnea and Advanced COPD, in Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (ed M. L. Campbell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704707.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470958254

Online ISBN: 9781118704707

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Keywords:

  • Advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD);
  • Antibiotics;
  • Benzodiazepines;
  • Chronic pulmonary diseases;
  • Dyspnea;
  • Numeric rating scale (NRS);
  • Opioids;
  • Respiratory distress observation scale (RDOS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History

  • Physical Examination

  • Diagnostics

  • Clinical Question

  • Discussion

  • Back to Our Case

  • Take Away Points

  • References