Interventions to improve symptoms and quality of life of patients with fibrotic interstitial lung disease: a systematic review of the literature

Alternate title: 
J2 - Thorax
Secondary title: 
T2 - Thorax
Short title: 
Interventions to improve symptoms and quality of life of patients with fibrotic interstitial lung disease: a systematic review of the literature
Authors: 
Bajwah, Sabrina
Ross, Joy R.
Peacock, Janet L.
Higginson, Irene J.
Wells, Athol U.
Patel, Amit Suresh
Koffman, Jonathan
Riley, Julia
Volume: 
68
Start page: 
867-79
Annotations: 
Type A, Priority 5
Date: 
Sep
Year: 
2013
Accession number: 
23204065
Database: 
MEDLINE SR
Number: 
M1 - 9
Serial: 
1468-3296
Type of work: 
M3 - Meta-Analysis
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
Review
ID: 
12249
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2012-202040
Notes: 
N1 - Bajwah S
Ross JR
Peacock JL
Higginson IJ
Wells AU
Patel AS
Koffman J
Riley J
Key words: 
Anti-Bacterial Agents/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Colchicine/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Cough/dt [Drug Therapy]
Cough/et [Etiology]
Dyspnea/dt [Drug Therapy]
Dyspnea/et [Etiology]
Exercise Test
Fibrosis
Glucocorticoids/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Heroin/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Humans
Immunologic Factors/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Lung/pa [Pathology]
Lung Diseases, Interstitial/co [Complications]
*Lung Diseases, Interstitial/dt [Drug Therapy]
*Lung Diseases, Interstitial/rh [Rehabilitation]
Narcotics/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Oxygen Inhalation Therapy
Piperazines/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Prednisolone/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Purines/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Pyridones/tu [Therapeutic Use]
*Quality of Life
Sulfones/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Thalidomide/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Tubulin Modulators/tu [Therapeutic Use]
0 (Anti-Bacterial Agents)
0 (Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal)
0 (Glucocorticoids)
0 (Immunologic Factors)
0 (Narcotics)
0 (Piperazines)
0 (Purines)
0 (Pyridones)
0 (Sulfones)
0 (Tubulin Modulators)
3M7OB98Y7H (sildenafil)
4Z8R6ORS6L (Thalidomide)
70D95007SX (Heroin)
9PHQ9Y1OLM (Prednisolone)
D7NLD2JX7U (pirfenidone)
SML2Y3J35T (Colchicine)
Types of evidence: 
Type A
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 5: Plan and do