dyspnea

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Related to paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea: orthopnea, sleep apnea, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
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Synonyms for dyspnea

difficult or labored respiration

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While obtaining a clinical history, the clinician must pose questions directed toward ascertaining the presence and severity of CHF such as dyspnea, fatigue, reduced exercise tolerance, anxiety, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, and cough.
She denies orthopnea or paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea.
Nurses also should assess for clinical signs and symptoms of heart failure at patient appointments, including dyspnea, increased cough, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, peripheral edema, and S3 gallop.
A 91-year-old woman presented with progressive dyspnea on exertion, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, orthopnea, and increasing lower extremity edema despite compliance with her antihypertensive and diuretic medications.
a) BNP group Control group Characteristics (n = 225) (n = 227) Mean age (SD), years 70 (16) 71 (15) Women 93 (41) 97 (43) Mean glomerular filtration rate (SD), 65 (31) 63 (35) mL/min Symptoms Dyspnea (b) Slight hill 32 (14) 33 (15) Level ground 125 (56) 132 (58) At rest 66 (29) 58 (26) Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea 79 (35) 87 (38) Nycturia 60 (27) 76 (33) Chest pain 76 (34) 78 (34) Coughing 101 (45) 123 (54) Expectoration 72 (32) 87 (38) Fever 59 (26) 50 (22) Final discharge diagnosis (c) Acute HF 101 (45) 116 (51) Exacerbated COPD/asthma 51 (23) 25 (11) Pulmonary embolism 10 (4) 11 (5) Pneumonia 32 (14) 30 (13) Anxiety disorder 7 (3) 9 (4) Other disease (d) 26 (12) 33 (15) Unknown cause 8 (4) 12 (5) (a) Values are expressed as n (%) unless otherwise indicated.
Retrospective history revealed one week of progressive dyspnea, orthopnea and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea with intermittent presyncope.
He denied calf pain, orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea (PND), syncope, and chest pain.
He did not have chest pain, hemoptysis, palpitations, orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, or any abdominal complaints.
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