Comprehensive management of dyspnoeic patients

Target audience
  • Clinicians
  • Pulmonologists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Respiratory function technologists
  • General practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Trainees
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Educational aims

Following this course, participants will:

  • Have a clear understanding of the definitions and different mechanisms of dyspnoea. 
  • Be able to work with different descriptors according to causes. 
  • Understand how to measure dyspnoea. 
  • Understand pharmacological management of dyspnoea, including opioids.
  • Understand non-pharmacological tools for managing dyspnoea.
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Educational materials

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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Webcast Multimedia files Slide presentation Introduction
N. Ambrosino (Volterra, Italy)
1 March 2016, 18:00–18:10 CET
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Webcast Multimedia files Slide presentation Physiological mechanisms
P. Laveneziana (Paris, France)
1 March 2016, 18:10–19:00 CET
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Webcast Multimedia files Slide presentation Descriptors
M. Elliott (Leeds, United Kingdom)
3 March 2016, 18:00–18:30 CET
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Webcast Multimedia files Slide presentation Methods of measurement
N. Ambrosino (Volterra, Italy)
3 March 2016, 18:30–19:00 CET
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Webcast Multimedia files Slide presentation Respiratory diseases
E. Clini (Modena, Italy)
8 March 2016, 18:00–18:30 CET
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Webcast Multimedia files Slide presentation Cardiac diseases
P. Agostoni (Milan, Italy)
8 March 2016, 18:30–19:00 CET
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Webcast Multimedia files Slide presentation Workshop: methods of measurement
N. Ambrosino (Volterra, Italy), P. Laveneziana (Paris, France)
10 March 2016, 18:00–19:00 CET
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Webcast Multimedia files Slide presentation Drug treatment
D. Mahler (Hanover, United States of America)
15 March 2016, 18:00–18:30 CET
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Webcast Multimedia files Slide presentation Opioids
G. Rocker (Halifax, Canada)
15 March 2016, 18:30–19:00 CET
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Multimedia files Slide presentation 10 Non-pharmacological treatment
E. Clini (Modena, Italy)
17 March 2016, 18:00–18:30 CET
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Multimedia files Slide presentation 11 Dyspnoea and daily activities
T. Troosters (Leuven, Belgium)
17 March 2016, 18:30–19:00 CET
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