Managing Breathlessness at End of Life

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Lecture Overview

Breathlessness (dyspnoea) is an automatic increase in respiration rate in response to a reduction in the levels of oxygen. At the end of life, breathlessness can be an incredibly distressing and debilitating symptom. In this quick update, palliative care Nurse Practitioner Karen Gower provides an overview of dyspnoea in end-of-life care, including a case study.
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CPD15m of CPD
First Published11 July 2022
Updated11 July 2022
Expires
11 July 2025
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Chronic Illness
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Nurse Practitioners