Pulmonary Pathophysiology: A Clinical Approach Third Edition PDF
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Pulmonary Pathophysiology: A Clinical Approach Third Edition
Dyspnea is a sensation of breathlessness or subjective “shortness of breath.” It
defi es strict defi nition with many individual descriptions and varies widely
among patients for comparable objective dysfunction. The American Th oracic
Society (ATS) has defi ned dyspnea as “a term used to characterize a subjective
experience of breathing discomfort that is comprised of quantitatively distinct
sensations that vary in intensity.
The sensation of breathlessness can be experienced by healthy subjects with exercise or at high altitudes and those with diseases that aff ect the respiratory, cardiac, endocrine, renal, neurologic, hematologic, or rheumatologic systems. It is a frequent clinical complaint. Occasionally, a source cannot be clearly identifi ed, and dyspnea is attributed to psychophysiologic disturbances.