Cystic Fibrosis

Stop using the term ‘non-CF bronchiectasis’

Clinicians and researchers need to stop describing bronchiectasis by what it is not and instead embrace the name it has held for over 150 years, say respiratory experts from the UK. In an editorial in Thorax Dr James D Chalmers and Professor J Stuart Elborn say the term ‘non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis’ implies that it is somehow less ...

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