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Perspectives on Care at the Close of Life: CODA
May 1, 2002

Management of Dyspnea in Patients With Far-Advanced Lung Disease

JAMA. 2002;287(17):2261. doi:10.1001/jama.287.17.2261

In March 20011 Drs John and Judith Luce discussed the management of dyspnea in the seriously ill, presenting 2 cases. The first patient, Mrs D, was a 74-year-old white woman with dyspnea secondary to emphysema. The second patient, Mrs I, was a 65-year-old white woman diagnosed with limited-stage small-cell lung cancer and a central nervous system (CNS) recurrence of her cancer.

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