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Hospital without dyspnea: Rationale and design of a multidisciplinary intervention

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dc.contributor.author Vicent, Lourdes
dc.contributor.author Núñez Olarte, Juan Manuel
dc.contributor.author Puente Maestu, Luis
dc.contributor.author Artajona, E.
dc.contributor.author Fernández-Avilés, Francisco
dc.contributor.author Martínez Sellés Oliveria Soares, Manuel
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-05T11:51:47Z
dc.date.available 2016-12-05T11:51:47Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation Vicent, L., Olarte, J. M. N., Puente-Maestu, L., Artajona, E., Fernández-Avilés, F., & Martínez-Sellés, M. (2016). Hospital without dyspnea: rationale and design of a multidisciplinary intervention. Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, 13(7), 625. DOI: 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2016.07.008 spa
dc.identifier.issn 16715411
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/6060
dc.description.abstract Dyspnea is a common and disabling symptom of respiratory and heart diseases, which is growing in incidence. During hospital admission, breathlessness is under-diagnosed and under-treated, although there are treatments available for controlling the symptom. We have developed a tailored implementation strategy directed to medical staff to promote the application of these pharmacological and non-pharmacological tools in dealing with dyspnea. The primary aim is to decrease the rate of patients that do not receive an adequate relief of dyspnea. This is a four-stage quasi-experimental study. The intervention consists in two teaching talks that will be taught in Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine Departments. The contents will be prepared by Palliative Care specialists, based on available tools for management of dyspnea and patients' needs. A cross-sectional study of dyspnea in hospitalized patients will be performed before and after the intervention to ascertain an improvement in dyspnea intensity due to changes in medical practices. The last phase consists in the creation of consensus protocols for dyspnea management based in our experience. The results of this study are expected to be of great value and may change clinical practice in the near future and promote a changing for the better of dyspnea care. spa
dc.description.sponsorship SIN FINANCIACIÓN spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.title Hospital without dyspnea: Rationale and design of a multidisciplinary intervention spa
dc.type article spa
dc.description.impact 1.806 JCR (2016) Q3, 86/126 Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems; Q4, 36/49 Geriatrics and Gerontology spa
dc.identifier.doi 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2016.07.008
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dc.subject.uem Disnea spa
dc.subject.uem Aparato respiratorio spa
dc.subject.unesco Aparato respiratorio spa
dc.description.filiation UEM spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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