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322 Possible Causes for Exertional Dyspnea, Medication Noncompliance

  • Obesity

    Noncompliance with behavioral recommendations following bariatric surgery. Obes Surg 2005 ;15: 546 - 551 Citing Articles (1519) Letters Article Figures/Media[dx.doi.org] Because dyspnea with exertion and lower extremity edema are often nonspecific signs of heart disease in obesity, 27–29 it may be difficult to clinically assess an obese individual[doi.org] The populations in the studies reviewed were generally self‐ or researcher‐selected, and often noncompliant patients were excluded from analyses.[dx.doi.org]

  • Asthma

    A meta-analysis by DiMatteo et al [ 50 ] revealed that patients with a chronic disease and depression were three times more likely to be noncompliant with medical treatment[doi.org] A 62-year-old man with asthma presented with a 1-month history of wheezing and exertional dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 47-year-old woman with a 6-month medical history of "asthma" presented to our hospital with a 1-month history or dyspnea on exertion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Iron Deficiency

    […] cost-effective, and convenient when compared to IV therapy. 17 However, intravenous therapy may be substituted when there is: inadequate iron absorption, continued blood loss, noncompliance[www2.gov.bc.ca] Typical anemia symptoms include: Fatigue, weakness Irritability Exercise/feeding intolerance Exertional dyspnea Headache, vertigo Pale skin Symptoms of iron deficiency include[danafarberbostonchildrens.org] Most merely are noncompliant with therapy.[emedicine.com]

  • Hypertension

    Social context, the struggle with uncertainty, and subjective risk as meaning-rich constructs for explaining HBP noncompliance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] on exertion Angina pectoris Palpitations Nausea Disturbed vision Nervousness Anxiety Diaphoresis When hypertension is not detected by blood pressure control, it often is[flexikon.doccheck.com] […] typically 4 ng/mL 65–67 ; (2) the great majority of women in Women’s Health Initiative had baseline vitamin D insufficiency ( 54 ; (3) 40% of women on active treatment were noncompliant[doi.org]

  • Heart Failure

    Pathophysiology – Congestive Heart Failure - Diastolic Diastolic dysfunction occurs when the left ventricular myocardium is noncompliant and not able to accept blood return[healio.com] Here we present an 80-year-old Asian woman complaining of progressive exertional dyspnea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] noncompliance, counsel and educate such patients about the importance of proper diet and the necessity of medication compliance.[emedicine.com]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Most merely are noncompliant with therapy.[emedicine.com] Treatment Transfusion should be considered for patients of any age with IDA complaining of symptoms such as fatigue or dyspnea on exertion.[web.archive.org]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    ) Patient noncompliance with medications (eg, diuretics) Severe anemia Sepsis Thyrotoxicosis Myocarditis Myocardial toxins (eg, alcohol, cocaine, chemotherapeutic agents such[emedicine.com] High altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) is a form of high altitude illness characterized by cough, dyspnea upon exertion progressing to dyspnea at rest and eventual death, seen[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Shortly after, she started to have exertional dyspnea, which progressed gradually from New York Heart Association (NYHA) classes II–IV over the course of 4 days.[edm.bioscientifica.com]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    […] with medications, and the presence of serious comorbidities. 6,7 GOALS OF TREATMENT The main goals of treatment for patients with COPD are to optimize their pulmonary capacity[pharmacytimes.com] According to the history of chronic cough and exertional dyspnea, he was treated with inhaled corticosteroids for COPD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] dyspnea and disease impact.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome

    noncompliance.[journals.lww.com] dyspnea that resolves with pain or rest Diaphoresis from sympathetic discharge Nausea from vagal stimulation Decreased exercise tolerance Physical findings can range from[emedicine.medscape.com] Typical angina symptoms predictive of AMI in younger patients were less helpful in predicting AMI in the elderly population. [21] Autonomic symptoms such as dyspnea, diaphoresis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pneumonia

    […] independently associated with greater durations of mechanical ventilation: development of acute renal failure (hazard ratio 1.47, 95% CI 1.02 to 2.12) and prescription of an IDSA-noncompliant[doi.org] She was emergently admitted to our hospital due to the worsening exertional dyspnea and severe hypoxemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The main symptoms usually include exertional dyspnea, dry cough, and subfebrile temperature or fever. Lactate dehydrogenase may be elevated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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