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A 37-year-old woman with dyspnea and stridor
(American Thoracic Society, 2016)
A woman with morbid obesity and a diagnosis of asthma since childhood sought medical attention because of unrelenting dyspnea and nocturnal stridor. Spirometry revealed a restrictive pattern with amputation of inspiratory ...
Cultural Adaptation and Reliability Analysis of the Modified Dyspnea Index for the Brazilian CultureAdaptação cultural e análise da confiabilidade do instrumento Modified Dyspnea Index para a cultura brasileiraAdaptación cultural y análisis de la confiabilidad del instrumento Modified Dyspnea Index para la cultura brasileña
(Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto / Universidade de São Paulo, 2010)
Gender differences in predictors of health status in patients with COPD
(Soc Brasileira Pneumologia Tisiologia, 2010-01-01)
Objective: To evaluate the health status (HS) of COPD patients and to identify the main predictors of HS in these patients according to gender. Methods: The study included 90 COPD patients (60 males and 30 females; mean ...
Limitação nas atividades de vida diária e qualidade de vida segundo a classificação combinada da doença pulmonar obstrutiva crônica
(Universidade Federal de São CarlosBRUFSCarPrograma de Pós-graduação em Fisioterapia, 2014-02-21)
The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD), in its 2011 update, began to recommend that the management and treatment of COPD were made to combine the impact of disease and future risk of exacerbations. ...
Aplicaciones torácicas del ultrasonido
(Sociedad Medica de Santiago, 2016)
The use of thoracic ultrasound as a diagnostic tool in the emergency department, intensive care unit or in patients with pulmonary diseases is increasing steadily. It is used to guide percutaneous tracheostomies, to ...
CT and physiologic determinants of dyspnea and exercise capacity during the six-minute walk test in mild COPD
Objectives: We aimed to explore physiological responses to the six-minute walk test (6MWT) and assess computed tomographic (CT) features of the lungs and thigh muscle in order to determine contributors to dyspnea intensity ...
Cough and dyspnea during bronchoconstriction: comparison of different stimuli
Abstract Background Bronchial challenge tests are used to evaluate bronchial responsiveness in diagnosis and follow-up of ...
INSPIRATORY MUSCLE FUNCTION, HEMODYNAMIC PARAMETERS AND DYSPNEA IN PATIENTS WITH MITRAL VALVE STENOSIS
(SOCIEDAD MEDICA DE SANTIAGO, 2006)