Durham team members Rebecca Oxley and Jane Macnaughton argue that, in order to treat breathlessness more effectively, we need a greater understanding of how it feels to be breathless and how this experience may be communicated. In particular they explore the differences between the way breathlessness is described and understood by patients, carers and clinicians as well as its effects on the pacing and rhythm of daily life.
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Oxley, Rebecca; Macnaughton, Jane (2016) ‘Inspiring change: humanities and social science insights into the experience and management of breathlessness’, Current Opinion in Supportive & Palliative Care: Volume 10 – Issue 3 – p 256–261
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