Profiles

Keywords
Last Name
Institution

Dyspnea, Paroxysmal

"Dyspnea, Paroxysmal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

expand / collapse MeSH information
A disorder characterized by sudden attacks of respiratory distress in at rest patients with HEART FAILURE and PULMONARY EDEMA. It usually occurs at night after several hours of sleep in a reclining position. Patients awaken with a feeling of suffocation, coughing, a cold sweat, and TACHYCARDIA. When there is significant WHEEZING, it is called cardiac asthma.


expand / collapse publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dyspnea, Paroxysmal" by people in this website by year, and whether "Dyspnea, Paroxysmal" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
_