The British Thoracic Society also have a simple ‘self-management tool’ (Word doc) for bronchiectasis.
"It depends, I suppose, but I would say that I judge the severity of the infection with the colour of the phlegm, and then I would take a sample to the doctors and…I start taking...what they call a sort of rescue pack (of antibiotics)." Jean, 76
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