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Diagnosis and management of patients with bronchiectasis

07 August 2013

Nursing Standard

Learning Zone

Diagnosis of bronchiectasis should be considered in individuals presenting with respiratory symptoms similar to asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease that...

Pulmonary hypertension

28 February 2002

Nursing Standard

CPD

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a rare blood vessel disorder of the lung, in which the pressure in the pulmonary artery rises above normal levels and can become...

Diagnosis and management of patients with pleural effusions

11 June 2014

Nursing Standard

CPD

Pleural effusions occur when fluid accumulates between the visceral and parietal pleura in the chest cavity, preventing the lung from expanding fully during...

Best practice in the use of spirometry

10 August 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article examines spirometry as a method of detecting lung disease, particularly chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Methods of producing an accurate...

Tuberculosis:clinical features, diagnosis and management

14 February 2006

Nursing Standard

Art &Science

This article presents an overview of tuberculosis and includes general information on the disease, signs, symptoms and diagnosis, up-todate statistics and the...

Tuberculosis: clinical features, diagnosis and management

08 February 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article presents an overview of tuberculosis and includes general information on the disease, signs, symptoms and diagnosis, up-to-date statistics and the...

Diagnosis and management of primary ciliary dyskinesia

01 September 2009

Paediatric Nursing

Feature

Primary ciliary dyskinesia is a rare inherited condition affecting the movement and structure of the cilia in various areas of the body, including sinuses, ears and...

Diagnosis and management of primary ciliary dyskinesia

01 September 2009

Paediatric Nursing

Feature

Primary ciliary dyskinesia is a rare inherited condition affecting the movement and structure of the cilia in various areas of the body, including sinuses, ears and...

Effective management of adult patients with asthma

22 July 2019

Nursing Standard

cardiorespiratory

Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that can affect people of all ages. Globally, asthma is one of the most common non-communicable diseases and is associated...