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Table 3 ALDS symptom support

From: Integrated respiratory and palliative care leads to high levels of satisfaction: a survey of patients and carers

The ALDS has tried to help with the following symptoms
  Patients: ‘Yes’ Carers: ‘Yes’
Breathlessness 60 (93.8%) 24 (100%)
Cough 43 (67.2%) 16 (66.7%)
Mood problems (anxiety or depression) 25 (39.1%) 10 (41.7%)
Poor appetite or low weight 24 (37.5%) 9 (37.5%)
Sleeping problems 25 (39.1%) 12 (50%)
Constipation 13 (20.3%) 9 (37.5%)
Nausea or vomiting 11 (17.2%) 5 (20.8%)
Since seeing the ALDS team, do you feel more confident self-managing these symptoms?
 Yes, definitely 49 (76.6%) 18 (75%)
 Yes, somewhat 14 (21.9%) 6 (25%)
 No 1 (1.6%) 0