Dyspnea in the Elderly.

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Dyspnea in the Elderly.

Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2016 Aug;34(3):543-558

Authors: Barbera AR, Jones MP

This article discusses the evaluation and management of stable and unstable elderly patients with dyspnea. Several of the changes in the elderly that alter cardiopulmonary physiology are discussed. A review of common presenting illnesses and their evaluation and management are highlighted. The reader should be left with a better understanding of this unique population and the overall evaluation and treatment.

PMID: 27475014 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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