• This is a common presenting symptoms to ED and as usual patients can vary from the very well to the extremely sick. You need to be able to formulate a differential diagnosis and consider all the more worrying causes of shortness of breath, be they cardiac, respiratory or other….
  • Below are two SEMEP (Southampton Emergency Medical Education Project) videos on shortness of breath and asthma

Shortness of Breath from SEMEP on Vimeo.

Asthma from SEMEP on Vimeo.

Useful links to other resources

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