What are the European Respiratory Society (ERS) guidelines for airway clearance in bronchiectasis?

Updated: Jul 23, 2019
  • Author: Ethan E Emmons, MD; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Patients with a chronic productive cough or difficulty expectorating sputum should be taught an airway clearance technique by a trained respiratory physiotherapist, and it should be performed once or twice daily.


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