New Breathlessness Guideline Published!
Dr. Matthew Maddocks at King's College London has worked with the European Society for Medical Oncology to publish a new clinical practice guideline, aimed at aiding the management of breathlessness in patients with cancer.
New ESMO Clinical Practice Guideline, from a multidisciplinary group of experts from Europe and worldwide, provides key recommendations on the management of breathlessness in people with cancer. Key treatment recommendations include routine assessment of breathlessness and its impact, leading to timely non-pharmacological (fan, breathing retraining, mobility aids, education and rehabilitation) and pharmacological (opioids, oxygen, non-invasive ventilation) treatments.
Open access full paper available here: https://www.esmoopen.com/article/S2059-7029(20)32759-9/fulltext
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