What are the supportive treatments for bronchiectasis?

Updated: Jul 23, 2019
  • Author: Ethan E Emmons, MD; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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The following general measures are recommended:

  • Smoking cessation

  • Avoidance of second-hand smoke

  • Adequate nutritional intake with supplementation, if necessary

  • Immunizations for influenza and pneumococcal pneumonia [87, 88]

  • Confirmation of immunizations for measles, rubeola, and pertussis


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