Resources for Bronchiectasis

At the beginning of my career I was more focused on few respiratory conditions and diseases such as Asthma, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.  With more experience, I am more exposed to variety of conditions that directly and indirectly impact the respiratory system.  In my journey I have realized that bronchiectasis is a common condition which I did not pay much attention to as I viewed it a “secondary consequence” or complication.  This condition involves abnormal widening of airways.  In my attempt to better understand this condition, I searched the web; Here is a list of great resources that will help you review this condition:

CHEST: http://hubs.ly/H07C_730

The Lung Association:  https://www.lung.ca/lung-health/lung-disease/bronchiectasis

British Lung Foundation: https://statistics.blf.org.uk/bronchiectasis

European Respiratory Society: http://www.erswhitebook.org/chapters/bronchiectasis/

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Author: Respiratory Therapy By Farzad

A blog about Respiratory Therapy (Care) to help student respiratory therapists and recent graduates. Toronto. ON. Farzad 'Raffi' Refahi HBSc RRT CRE

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