The Bronchiectasis Toolbox is a multidisciplinary resource for the diagnosis and
management of people with bronchiectasis. The content, based on national and international guidelines, is designed to provide guidance for health professionals who are providing care to children or adults with bronchiectasis.
Endorsed by the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand
Epidemiology of bronchiectasis in the UK: Findings from the British lung foundation’s ‘Respiratory health of the nation’ projec
A recent paper in Respiratory Medicine has shown that the prevalence and incidence of bronchiectasis in the UK is increasing, with a 3% increase in mortality. Interestingly they showed that the prevalence was higher in [...]
Results from the Australian Bronchiectasis Registry (ABR) show a gap between guideline recommendations and real-world treatment of bronchiectasis, even in tertiary centres. Data from 589 patients with bronchiectasis enrolled with the registry suggest that treatment [...]
Respiratory physiotherapy in the bronchiectasis guidelines: is there a loud voice we are yet to hear?
Bronchiectasis is a chronic respiratory disease of airway dilatation, where patients typically suffer from respiratory infections, fatigue, sputum, cough, dyspnoea and poor quality of life [1, 2]. A number of new treatment approaches have been proposed [...]
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