TITLE

Shortness of breath while lying down: a woman with orthopneic asthma

AUTHOR(S)
Chou-Han Lin; Mong-Wei Lin; Jin-Shing Chen; Chong-Jen Yu
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/11/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 1, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 36-year-old rushed to the hospital after experiencing continuous shortness of breath. She was diagnosed with orthopneic asthma. The article discusses congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diagnosis of orthopnea, and pulmonary function testing.
ACCESSION #
58607482

 

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