2014

Managing Breathlessness in Clinical Practice

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ISBN: 978-1-4471-4753-4 (Print) 978-1-4471-4754-1 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-16

      Breathlessness; the Experience for the Patient, an Approach for the Clinician

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 17-30

      The Genesis and Assessment of Breathlessness

  3. Non-pharmacological Interventions – Breathing

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 31-31

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      Pages 33-47

      Fan and Oxygen Therapy

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 49-65

      Positions to Ease Breathlessness

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      Pages 67-112

      Breathing Techniques for Breathlessness

  4. Non-pharmacological Interventions – Thinking

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 113-113

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      Pages 115-127

      Anxiety Management

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      Pages 129-140

      Energy Conservation

  5. Non-pharmacological Interventions – Functioning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 141-141

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      Pages 143-172

      Exercise and Activity Promotion

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      Pages 173-186

      Supporting Carers

  6. An Integrated Strategy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 187-187

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 189-206

      Pharmacological Management of Breathlessness

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      Pages 207-222

      Care Towards the End of Life for the Breathless Patient

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 223-255

      An Approach to the Breathless Patient

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 257-265