Skill Checkup: A 59-Year-Old Man With Dyspnea on Exertion and a Nonproductive Cough

Zab Mosenifar, MD


April 15, 2022

Patients with persistent resting hypoxemia with clinical evidence of pulmonary hypertension and who are breathless should be considered for supplemental oxygen. Supplemental oxygen during exercise may augment training effects, whereas therapeutic effects of nocturnal oxygen therapy are yet to be evaluated in patients with ILD. Nevertheless, it is important to consider the potential burden imposed by oxygen therapy on patients' activities of daily living.


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