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Recurrent Pneumonia

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has recurrent pneumonia? What are the typical findings for this disease? Recurrent pneumonia is defined as 3 or more episodes of pneumonia in a lifetime or 2 or more episodes within a six-month period. The most common symptoms are cough, wheeze, dyspnea, and…

Bronchiectasis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has bronchiectasis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Bronchiectasis is defined as dilatation of the bronchi usually associated with thickened bronchial walls and decreased airway wall stiffness. The most common symptoms are chronic cough, usually productive or wet, and recurrent chest…

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