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Synonyms for dyspnea

difficult or labored respiration

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osleri cause dypsnea and emaciation in juvenile dogs, leading to high mortality in affected litters (Dorrington, 1968).
The IOM study also states that there is "limited or suggestive evidence" of an "association between mold and lower respiratory illness in otherwise-healthy children" as well as dypsnea (shortness of breath), and the development of asthma in those who may be susceptible.
The dypsnea and wheezing were worse with mild physical exertion and on warm and humid days.
Presented at the 50th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology, the results of the RITZ 2 trial demonstrated significant improvement in the primary endpoint, cardiac index (the amount of blood pumped by the heart per minute/body surface area), and in secondary endpoints including pulmonary capillary wedge pressure at 6 hours and patient assessed dypsnea at 24 hours.
The protocol was amended to exclude patients with preexisting dypsnea, edema or effusion.