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1

Asthma control level

Frequency of daytime symptoms per week
Frequency of night time symptoms per week
Frequency of relived use per week
Limitation on activities

2

Progressive dyspnoea - Differential diagnoses

Cardiac failure
COPD
Lack of fitness
Obesity
Aortic stenosis
Atrial fibrillation
Interstitial lung disease
Lung cancer
Anaemia

3

Progressive dyspnoea - history

orthopnea
Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnoea
peripheral edema
weight loss/gain
cough
haemoptysis
palpitations
level of exercise tolerance
asbestos exposure

4

Obstructive sleep apnoea history

Recent weight gain
Past nasal trauma
Alcohol intake prior to bed
Family history of sleep apnoea
Daytime sleepiness
Impact on driving
Morning headaches
Decreased concentration
Irritability/depressed mood
Sexual dysfunction

5

Obstructive sleep apnoea physical examination

BMI
neck circumference
mallampati score
blood pressure
nasal latency
retrognathia