Management of the chest in cystic fibrosis

Dinwiddie, R.
January 1986
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (Supplement);Jan1986, Vol. 79 Issue 12, p6
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the importance of adequate care of the chest in the management of a patient with cystic fibrosis (CF). The role of allergy in lung disease is discussed, as well as the regular surveillance of the CF patient. The modes of lung management can be grouped into pulmonary clearance, antibiotic therapy, anti-asthma treatment and use of inhaled mucolytics.


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