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Dyspnea (Shortness of Breath)

Guideline and Algorithm

This guide helps healthcare professionals assess and appropriately manage a patient's cancer-related dyspnea. The guide is also available in a condensed pocket guide format and 2-page algorithm.

Also available is a combined pocket guide including guides for delirium, dyspnea, nausea and vomiting, pain, loss of appetite, bowel care and oral care.

Patient Guides

This guide is for people who have shortness of breath before, during or after cancer treatment. It can be used by patients, family, friends or caregivers. It does not replace advice from your healthcare team.

This patient guide is available in 6 languages.