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Breathlessness management

Posted on: 6 Oct 2018

Breathlessness is a common and distressing symptom that is associated with many different drivers. 10% of adults and 30% of older adults have been breathless every day for the past three months or longer.

Listen to this conversation between GP Steve Holmes and Nurse Consultant Debbie Roots as they discuss breathlessness in detail. Topics covered include prevalence, presenting symptoms and ways to investigate, assess and treat. Particular emphasis is given to the critical role of taking a robust history in order to get the diagnosis right.

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The Primary Care Respiratory Academy has been developed and is produced by Cogora, the publisher of Pulse, Nursing in Practice, Healthcare Leader, Management in Practice and The Pharmacist working in partnership with PCRS.

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