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How physicians in South India recognize, assess, and manage people with chronic breathlessness syndrome: A thematic analysis (2021)
Journal Article
Barnes-Harris, M., Daniel, S., Venkateswaran, C., Hutchinson, A., & Johnson, M. (2021). How physicians in South India recognize, assess, and manage people with chronic breathlessness syndrome: A thematic analysis. Indian Journal of Palliative Care, 27(1), 54-61. https://doi.org/10.4103/IJPC.IJPC_139_20

Objectives: Chronic breathlessness syndrome has been defined to help clinicians actively seek, and patients legitimately present with, persistent breathlessness, and to drive services and research. However, views from low- to middle-income countries... Read More about How physicians in South India recognize, assess, and manage people with chronic breathlessness syndrome: A thematic analysis.

Indications and patterns of use of benzodiazepines and opioids in severe interstitial lung disease: a population-based longitudinal study (2021)
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Genberg, J., Davies, J. M., Ahmadi, Z., Currow, D., Johnson, M. J., Tanash, H., …Ekström, M. (2021). Indications and patterns of use of benzodiazepines and opioids in severe interstitial lung disease: a population-based longitudinal study. ERJ Open Research, 7(1), https://doi.org/10.1183/23120541.00716-2020

Abstract Background Despite evidence that opioids might relieve chronic breathlessness, physicians may still be reluctant to prescribe them due to safety concerns. By contrast, benzodiazepine (BDZ) prescribing often seeks to reduce chronic breathles... Read More about Indications and patterns of use of benzodiazepines and opioids in severe interstitial lung disease: a population-based longitudinal study.

A feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial of a paramedic-administered breathlessness management intervention for acute-on-chronic breathlessness (BREATHE): Study protocol (2021)
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Allgar, V., Currow, D., Hird, K., Hodge, A., Mason, S., Hutchinson, A., …Swan, F. (in press). A feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial of a paramedic-administered breathlessness management intervention for acute-on-chronic breathlessness (BREATHE): Study protocol. ERJ Open Research, https://doi.org/10.1183/23120541.00955-2020

Introduction: Chronic breathlessness, persistent and disabling despite optimal treatment of underlying causes, is a prevalent and frightening symptom and is associated with many emergency presentations and admission to hospital. Breathlessness manage... Read More about A feasibility cluster randomised controlled trial of a paramedic-administered breathlessness management intervention for acute-on-chronic breathlessness (BREATHE): Study protocol.

Subcutaneous furosemide in advanced heart failure: service improvement project (2021)
Journal Article
Birch, F., Boam, E., Parsons, S., Ghosh, J., & Johnson, M. J. (in press). Subcutaneous furosemide in advanced heart failure: service improvement project. BMJ supportive & palliative care, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002803

Objectives: In severe heart disease, parenteral administration of loop diuretic is often needed. We present clinical outcomes from episodes of care using subcutaneous continuous infusion of furosemide (CSCI-furosemide). Methods: Retrospective revi... Read More about Subcutaneous furosemide in advanced heart failure: service improvement project.