Stepwise Management of Stable Bronchiectasis

Fact sheet

Stepwise management of stable bronchiectasis steps you through general management strategies of bronchiectasis in adults. It discusses:

  • Airway clearance
  • Influenza and pneumonia vaccine
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Smoking cessation
  • Sputum surveillance
  • Treatment of exacerbations
  • Treating the underlying cause
  • Pharmacological interventions

Lung Foundation Australia also has a Respiratory Care Nurse service that patients can access to receive guidance over the telephone on self-management strategies. For further information contact our Information and Support Centre on 1800 654 301.