Professor Prevost investigates a Specialist Breathlessness Service amongst patients with advanced cancer

Professor Prevost along with co-authors has been published in BMC Medicine. The study is titled:

Is a specialist breathlessness service more effective and cost-effective for patients with advanced cancer and their carers than standard care? Findings of a mixed-method randomised controlled trial.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4222435/pdf/12916_2014_Article_194.pdf

The study consisted of a single-centre Phase III fast-track single-blind mixed-method RCT comparing the Breathlessness Intervention Service (BIS) with standard care. The study concluded that ‘BIS appears to be more effective and cost-effective in advanced cancer than standard care’.

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