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Respiratory Parameters in Cancer Patients

*One row corresponds to one medical study/publication
Condition Number of
patients
Rf,
breaths/min
References
Medical norm - 12 Medical textbooks
Dr. Buteyko norm - 8 Buteyko, 1991
Cancer with dyspnea 10 23 Bruera et al, 1993
Cancer with dyspnea 9 26 Mazzocato et al, 1999
Cancer with dyspnea 20 28 Coyne et al, 2002
Cancer with dyspnea 11 42 Clemens et al, 2007
Cancer with dyspnea 14 39 Clemens et al, 2008
Cancer with dyspnea 20 20 Travers et al, 2008
Cancer 20 19 Travers et al, 2008

References

Buteyko, 1991

Buteyko KP, Method of voluntary elimination of deep breathing, Buteyko method [in Russian], in Buteyko method. Its application in medical practice, ed. by K.P. Buteyko, 2nd ed., 1991, Titul, Odessa, p.148-165.


Bruera et al, 1993

Bruera E, MacEachern T, Ripamonti C, Hanson J, Subcutaneous morphine for dyspnea in cancer patients, Ann Intern Med. 1993; 119: p. 906-907.

Edmonton General Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and National Cancer Institute, Milano, Italy.


Mazzocato et al, 1999

Mazzocato C, Buclin T, Rapin CH, The effects of morphine on dyspnea and ventilatory function in elderly patients with advanced cancer: a randomized double-blind controlled trial, Annals of Oncology. 1999 Dec; 10(12): p.1511-1514.

Division of Palliative Care, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland.


Coyne et al, 2002

Coyne PJ, Viswanathan R, Smith TJ, Nebulized Fentanyl Citrate Improves Patients’ Perception of Breathing, Respiratory Rate, and Oxygen Saturation in Dyspnea, J Pain Symptom Manage 2002; 23: p.157–160.

Palliative Care Services (P.J.C., T.J.S.), Department of Biostatistics (R.V.), and Division of Hematology/Oncology (T.J.S.), Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA


Clemens KE, Klaschik E, Symptomatic therapy of dyspnea with strong opioids and its effect on ventilation in palliative care patients, J Pain Symptom Management 2007 Apr; 33(4): p.473-481.

Department of Science and Research for Palliative Medicine, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany.


Clemens KE, Klaschik E, Effect of hydromorphone on ventilation in palliative care patients with dyspnea, Support Care Cancer. 2008 Jan; 16(1): p.93-99. Epub 2007 Oct 11.

Department of Science and Research for Palliative Medicine, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany.


Travers et al, 2008

Travers J, Dudgeon DJ, Amjadi K, McBride I, Dillon K, Laveneziana P, Ofir D, Webb KA, O'Donnell DE, Mechanisms of exertional dyspnea in patients with cancer, J Appl Physiol 2008 Jan; 104(1): p.57-66.

Respiratory Investigation Unit, Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

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