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Key findings of this national survey of non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis epidemiology were that its prevalence, incidence and mortality have all increased over recent years; we estimate that around 212,000 people are currently living with bronchiectasis in the UK, very much higher than commonly quoted figures. Bronchiectasis is more common in females than males; 60% of diagnoses are made in the over-70 age group. Regional differences in prevalence, incidence, mortality, and hospital admission were identified. An intriguing finding was that bronchiectasis is more commonly diagnosed in the least deprived sections of the population, in contrast to other respiratory disorders.
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Name: Respiratory medicine
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/objective: There are no large, multi-centre studies of Australians with bronchiectasis. The Australian Bronchiectasis Registry (ABR) was established in 2015 to create a longitudinal research platform...
: Bronchiectasis is increasingly recognised as a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. It affects children of all ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds and represents a far greater bur...
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The purpose of this study is to study the epidemiology of non-CF bronchiectasis (NCFB) and to provide an estimate of the distribution (prevalence) of NCFB etiologies across all different l...
Background: - Bronchiectasis is a disease characterized by airways that are inflamed, abnormally dilated, and chronically infected. Individuals with bronchiectasis have a history ...
The purpose of this research is to retrospectively evaluate current clinical care of Bronchiectasis (non-cystic fibrosis [CF]) in adults from a multidisciplinary management perspective. Th...
A rehabilitation therapy for removal of copious mucus secretion from the lung of patients with diseases such as CHRONIC BRONCHITIS; BRONCHIECTASIS; PULMONARY ABSCESS; or CYSTIC FIBROSIS. The patient's head is placed in a downward incline (so the TRACHEA is inferior to the affected area) for 15- to 20-minute sessions.
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A British overseas territory, part of the British West Indies, lying about 60 miles east of Puerto Rico. Tortola is the main island, other islands include Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke and Anegada.
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Asthma COPD Cystic Fibrosis Pneumonia Pulmonary Medicine Respiratory Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are any infection of the sinuses, throat, airways or lungs. They're usually caused by viruses, but they can also ...