respiratory
Cystic fibrosis

Hypertonic saline well tolerated, effective, in CF exacerbations


Hypertonic saline is well tolerated, improves lung function and speeds the resolution of symptoms in people with cystic fibrosis who have been hospitalised with a pulmonary exacerbation, an Australian randomised trial finds. Published in Thorax the trial led by physiotherapist Dr Ruth Dentice from the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney involved 132 adults with ...

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