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Synonyms for dyspneic

not breathing or able to breathe except with difficulty

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Good said that pulmonologists frequently rely on diffusion capacity when spirometry is normal, and when values are less than 50% of predicted, patients are frequently dyspneic.
After receiving a report on their patient, students encountered an anxious, dyspneic patient lying flat with a nasal cannula across her chest.
Similarly, Januzzi, et al, found that "[i]n addition to assisting in emergency diagnosis and triage, NT-proBNP concentrations at presentation are strongly predictive of one-year mortality in dyspneic patients.
Finally, the strut and space configuration being so "open" will likely be less anxiety producing to the claustrophobic and/or dyspneic patient as well.
11) Typical breath-holding for a 40- or 64-detector CT is 6 to 10 seconds, which allows for scanning of the entire chest even in dyspneic patients.
More than 90 percent of these savings were attributed to prevented or reduced hospitalization (Am J Cardiol 2006; 98(6):800-805; Cost-Effectiveness of Using N-Terminal Pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide to Guide the Diagnostic Assessment and Management of Dyspneic Patients in the Emergency Department; U.
Tests used to measure plasma levels of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) are becoming the preferred method of identifying CHF in dyspneic patients.
She was dyspneic at rest, had cor pulmonale, was losing weight, dependent on oxygen supplementation, had seen her physician twice in recent months for exacerbations of chronic bronchitis and had one hospital admission for respiratory failure.
2002a), including exposure history and positive ascorbic acid response to dyspneic respiratory distress.
In the 48 hours before admission at Mayo, she was profoundly dyspneic, arriving in extremis with orthopnea.
He noted that the majority, recognized it to be fact that the patient's oxygen saturation level "had dropped to a critical level," and that she was cyanotic and dyspneic on that morning before the nurses attending the patient extubated her.
Presage ST2 allows me to predict which heart failure and dyspneic patients are at highest risk of hospital readmission and serious adverse events, including death.
Nevertheless, electrocardiographic evidence of left atrial enlargement and right ventricular hypertrophy in a dyspneic young immigrant woman from an underdeveloped country puts mitral stenosis toward the top of the list of diagnostic possibilities.
When examined, the bird was dyspneic, and coelomic palpation revealed a firm tissue mass in the abdominal region.