Respiratory Tract Infection Resource for Patients

Respiratory Tract Infections

Respiratory Tract Community Acquired Pneumonia Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Bronchitis Acute Bacterial Sinusitis

The human respiratory system and the infections that attack it

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Antibiotics and the war against bacterial infections, see how you can help

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Gerald’s Nasty Cough

Gerald’s Nasty Cough

How should you treat a respiratory infection? Gerald visits his doctor and is surprised to learn that only infections caused by bacteria can be treated with antibiotics; viral or fungal infections cannot be treated with antibiotics and require different approaches. How will Gerald get better?

This amusing animation covers important issues relating to the treatment of respiratory tract infections watch it here

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If you have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), how many times in the past year have you been given antibiotics for an acute exacerbation?

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