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Vivre avec des bronchiectasies

Published inRevue médicale suisse, vol. 13, no. 583, p. 1996-2000
Publication date2017

Bronchiectasis is a chronic condition with a prevalence continuously on the rise. Bronchiectasis have a considerable impact on morbidity, healthcare utilization and quality of life. Pulmonary function tests, microbiological variables and exacerbation rate are useful in the initial and follow-up evaluation. Scores that combine those variables with chest CT findings have been established to predict hospitalizations and mortality. Assessment of health-related quality of life cannot rely on physiological variables measurement. Dedicated questionnaires are therefore needed for that purpose.

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GLATZ, Nicolas et al. Vivre avec des bronchiectasies. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2017, vol. 13, n° 583, p. 1996–2000.
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