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Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000451804.06582.5b
Feature: RESPIRATORY ISSUES: CE Connection

Primary care of chronic dyspnea in adults

Bull, Amy PhD, FNP-BC

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Abstract: Chronic dyspnea is the presence of shortness of breath lasting for a minimum of 4 weeks. It is a common complaint associated with many of the cardiopulmonary diseases seen in primary care. This article provides a systematic, evidence-based, and cost-effective approach to the evaluation of this complex symptom.

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