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Synonyms for dyspnea

difficult or labored respiration

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Massive pulmonary embolus (PE) is an exceedingly rare etiology for exertional dyspnea in young athletes.
A 16-year-old boy presented with dyspnea and a 2-day history of bilateral parotid and submandibular swelling.
The mMRC dyspnea scale and CAT are validated measures of respiratory health status.
Studies have reported that compared to a healthy, age- and gender-matched control groups, inspiratory muscle strength in HF was decreased and was associated with greater dyspnea on exertion.
Few studies have evaluated dyspnea perception during exercise tests in CF patients (3,8-11).
Complaints that may represent dyspnea can be as vague as fatigue, lack of energy, or simply getting old, but most commonly are a sensation of air hunger, of work or effort to breathe, or of chest tightness.
Between June 2007 and October 2009, 678 patients > 18 years old who presented to the cardiac emergency department of the Maastricht University Medical Center with dyspnea as their main complaint were consecutively enrolled in this prospective study.
One study was conducted to determine whether a combination of traditional acupuncture treatment and conservative treatment of COPD would improve dyspnea (shortness of breath) when people exercised.
This report describes a case of dysgerminoma in a 21-year-old eastern rosella (Platycercus eximius eximius) that presented with dyspnea and a severely distended coelom.
Mild Exacerbation - Patients who have a mild exacerbation of asthma experience dyspnea on exertion, increased respiratory rate, tachycardia, and demonstrate no respiratory accessory muscle use.
We presented that a case with exertional dyspnea due to external compression on the trachea due to a right sided arcus aorta anomaly.
When this patient presents with dyspnea, it is often difficult to determine the whether it is the COPD or the HF that is causing the respiratory distress.
Dyspnea is a distressing symptom that occurs in approximately 15%-55% of patients with cancer at diagnosis and approximately 18%-79% of patients at the end of life.
The most common adverse events (grades 3/4) with ALIMTA in combination with cisplatin for the treatment of patients with MPM were neutropenia (24%); leukopenia (16%); anemia (6%); thrombocytopenia (5%); infection without neutropenia (2%); fatigue (17%); thrombosis/embolism (6%); nausea (12%); vomiting (11%); dyspnea (11%); and chest pain (9%).