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Patients with dyspnea in emergency admission.
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PMID:  23381724     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Dyspnea is a common symptom in emergency medicine and represents a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. A multitude of differential diagnoses must be considered and checked but where there are indications of a life-threatening situation and also by rapidly reversible causes an (initial) treatment must be initiated without delay. Initially implemented should be those aspects relevant for an initial assessment and risk stratification which result from anamnestic details, clinical symptoms and immediately available screening tests. This article describes in detail the clinical and diagnostic instrumental armamentarium including implementation and interpretation. Also discussed are the relevance of individual methods in the respective clinical context and possible sources of error and limitations. A possible algorithm for the management of dyspnea in a clinical setting, from initial contact to admission or release, is presented graphically and textually.
Authors:
H Lemm; S Dietz; M Buerke
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-2-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medizinische Klinik, Intensivmedizin und Notfallmedizin     Volume:  -     ISSN:  2193-6226     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Klin Intensivmed Notfmed     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-2-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101575086     Medline TA:  Med Klin Intensivmed Notfmed     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  GER     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Klinik für Innere Medizin III, Universitätsklinikum Halle (Saale), Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Saale), Halle (Saale), Deutschland, h.lemm@marienkrankenhaus.com.
Vernacular Title:
Patienten mit Dyspnoe in der Notaufnahme.
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