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Pulmonary rehabilitation for bronchiectasis

By |2017-08-06T00:43:35+00:00August 6th, 2017|Physiotherapy|

Pulmonary rehabilitation is routinely recommended for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), but recent studies have highlighted that people diagnosed with bronchiectasis can also achieve benefit. The Clinical Practice Guideline from the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand encourages regular exercise (1) and the recent Lung Foundation Australia and Thoracic Society of Australia [...]

World Immunisation Week

By |2017-04-23T23:10:50+00:00April 23rd, 2017|Physiotherapy|

April 24th - 30th is World Immunisation week which aims to raise awareness about the importance of being immunised. Influenza and pneumonia are common lung infections that cannot be underestimated and patients with bronchiectasis are more susceptible to these conditions. Vaccinations available for both of these conditions. For more information on influenza go to http://lungfoundation.com.au/patient-support/other-lung-conditions/influenza/. [...]