Managing Breathlessness in Clinical Practice

  • Sara Booth
  • Julie Burkin
  • Catherine Moffat
  • Anna Spathis

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Sara Booth, Julie Burkin, Catherine Moffat, Anna Spathis
      Pages 3-16
    3. Sara Booth, Julie Burkin, Catherine Moffat, Anna Spathis
      Pages 17-30
  3. Non-pharmacological Interventions – Breathing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. Sara Booth, Julie Burkin, Catherine Moffat, Anna Spathis
      Pages 33-47
    3. Sara Booth, Julie Burkin, Catherine Moffat, Anna Spathis
      Pages 49-65
    4. Sara Booth, Julie Burkin, Catherine Moffat, Anna Spathis
      Pages 67-112
  4. Non-pharmacological Interventions – Thinking

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Sara Booth, Julie Burkin, Catherine Moffat, Anna Spathis
      Pages 115-127
    3. Sara Booth, Julie Burkin, Catherine Moffat, Anna Spathis
      Pages 129-140
  5. Non-pharmacological Interventions – Functioning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Sara Booth, Julie Burkin, Catherine Moffat, Anna Spathis
      Pages 143-172
    3. Sara Booth, Julie Burkin, Catherine Moffat, Anna Spathis
      Pages 173-186
  6. An Integrated Strategy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Sara Booth, Julie Burkin, Catherine Moffat, Anna Spathis
      Pages 189-206
    3. Sara Booth, Julie Burkin, Catherine Moffat, Anna Spathis
      Pages 207-222
    4. Sara Booth, Julie Burkin, Catherine Moffat, Anna Spathis
      Pages 223-255
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 257-265

About this book

Introduction

Breathlessness Management in Clinical Practice presents evidence-based practical techniques for helping the breathless patient with advanced disease of any aetiology used in the Cambridge Breathlessness Intervention Service (CBIS). This book will help individuals in the multidisciplinary team both manage breathlessness in their current clinical setting and describe the breathlessness service model which can be adapted for use in any situation. It uses a model of care based on interventions for breathing, thinking and functioning.

Breathlessness Management in Clinical Practice is an invaluable resource for those working in the respiratory medicine, oncology and cardiology and other specialties where breathlessness is commonly managed although less recognised like nephrology and neurology. It will be of help to occupational therapists, physiotherapists and specialist nurses as well as physicians.  It will also be of interest to anyone who wishes to increase their knowledge of the advances in evidence that now enable clinicians to offer much improved care for those suffering with frightening symptom of breathlessness.

Keywords

Advanced respiratory disease Breathlessness Cardio-respiratory disease Dyspnea Palliative medicine

Authors and affiliations

  • Sara Booth
    • 1
  • Julie Burkin
    • 2
  • Catherine Moffat
    • 3
  • Anna Spathis
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Palliative CareCambridge University Hospital NHS TrustCambridgeUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Department of Palliative CareCambridge University Hospital NHS TrustCambridgeUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Department of Palliative CareCambridge University Hospital NHS TrustCambridgeUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.Department of Palliative CareCambridge University Hospital NHS TrustCambridgeUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-4754-1
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-4753-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-4754-1
  • About this book
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