RESPIRATORY DISEASES

Health Evidence Bulletins - Wales

Subject Index

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

Aminophylline, for asthma
Antibiotics
for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
for cystic fibrosis
for pneumonia
for sore throat
for upper respiratory tract infection (pneumonia)
for upper respiratory tract infection (sinusitis)
Asthma - Drug and Non-Drug Treatment
beta-agonists for
corticosteroids, see steroids
desensitization
exacerbations of
house-dust mite control
nebulizers
nedocromil for
poorly controlled
primary care of
salbutamol (as first line drug treatment)
salmeterol
self management teaching programmes
sodium cromoglycate in
steroids in
effective control of symptoms
repeat daily doses
short-acting
with treatment of exacerbations of asthma
theophylline in
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B

Beta-agonists for asthma
Bronchiolitis and bronchitis
antibiotic treatment in
anti-inflammatory therapy in
guidelines for
intramuscular dexamethasone in
nebulized chromoglycates or budesonide in
Ribavirin (Tribavirin) treatment in
passive smoking, association with
Bronchodilators for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia of the newborn
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C

Chronic bronchitis and emphysema - drug and non-drug treatment
antibiotic treatment
bronchodilators for
bronchodilators with oral theophylline for
domiciliary oxygen
nebulizers for
pulmonary rehabilitation in
smoking, effect on
steroids for
theophylline for
Chronic lung disease in the newborn
prevention with corticosteroid treatment
prevention with high frequency oscillatory ventilation
Croup
budenoside for
dexamethasone for
epinephrine for
treatment in outpatients
Cystic fibrosis
antibiotic treatment
dornase alfa for
enteric-coated pancreatic enzyme for
flucoxacillin for
genetic counselling in
neonatal screening
non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) treatment for
physiotherapy in
psuedomonas aeruginosa infection in
screening for

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D

Desensitisation, for asthma
Dexamethasone for bronchiolitis
Dornase alfa, for cystic fibrosis

E

Educational programmes, for people with asthma
Eformeterol, see salmeterol
Endotracheal intubation for very low birth weight infants
Enteric-coated pancreatic enzyme, for cystic fibrosis

F

Flucloxacillin, for cystic fibrosis
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G

Genetic counselling, for cystic fibrosis
Guidelines
asthma
asthma audit in primary care
bronchiolitis
chronic bronchitis and emphysema
cystic fibrosis
otitis media with effusion
pneumococcal vaccination
pneumonia
tuberculosis

H

House dust mite, and asthma

I

Influenza
Amantadine for
immunisation
in preventing pneumonia
Rimantadine

N

Nebulizers
for asthma
for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Nedocromil, in asthma
Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) treatment for cystic fibrosis
Neonatal extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), for respiratory distress in the newborn
Nitric oxide
for pulmonary hypertension in the newborn
for respiratory failure in the newborn
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O

Otitis media

acute, antibiotic treatment
relative benefit of
early use of
association with passive smoking
with effusion

P

Persistent pulmonary hypertension (PPHN) in the newborn
Physiotherapy, for cystic fibrosis
Pneumonia
antibiotic treatment
gram's stain in diagnosis of
influenza vaccination, effect of
pneumococcal vaccination, effect of
Pulmonary rehabilitation, for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

R

Respiratory distress in the newborn
bronchopulmonary dysplasia
chronic lung disease
continuous positive airways pressure (CPAP)
diaphragmatic hernia, and nitric oxide treatment
endotracheal intubation
extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
high frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV)
nitric oxide inhalation
use with persistent pulmonary hypertension
respiratory ventilation
persistent pulmonary hypertension (PPH)
pneumothorax, effect of surfactant
respiratory failure, surfactant therapy
in care of preterm babies
using natural surfactant extract
Ribavirin (Tribavirin) for bronchiolitis
Respiratory tract infections, see upper respiratory tract infections
 
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S

Salbutamol for asthma
Salmeterol for asthma
Sinusitis
Smoking
association with chronic bronchitis and emphysema
passive, association with bronchiolitis and bronchitis
passive, association with upper respiratory tract infections
Sodium cromoglycate for asthma
Sore throat, antibiotic treatment for
Steroids
for asthma
repeat daily doses
salbutamol
salmeterol
short acting beta-agonists
for bronchopulmonary dysplasia in the newborn
for chronic lung disease in the newborn
for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Surfactant, for premature infants

T

Theophylline
for asthma
for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Tuberculosis
BCG vaccination
vulnerable groups

U

Upper respiratory tract infections
antibiotic treatment for
sinusitis
sore throat
croup
in-patients
out-patients
otitis media
antibiotic use with
with effusion, guidelines
passive smoking, association with
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