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Start date:
End date:
April 2015
Co-ordinated by:
European Society for Emergency Medicine (EuSEM)

The European Dyspnoea survey in the Emergency departments


Epidemiologic description of patients presenting to the ED with shortness of breath as main complaint.

Trial Design

Prospective multicentre observational study

Local PI

Dr Matt Reed

Consultant and NRS Career Research Fellow in Emergency Medicine

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