Co-existent COPD and bronchiectasis common in the Top End

Co-existent COPD and bronchiectasis is a common finding in adult Aboriginal Australians living in regional and remote NT communities.  A five-year retrospective study identified 258 Aboriginal Australians living with COPD who also had a chest X-ray or CT which could assess the presence or absence of bronchiectasis.  The study, published in the Internal Medicine Journal, ...

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