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The role of Physiotherapy and education in Bronchiectasis. Sarah Butler Bronchiectasis Out Reach Physiotherapist Bronchiectasis Chronic Life threatening lung condition Damage to bronchi infection Dilatation of airways Pooling of mucus Non drug related therapy • • • • Education - video, leaflets for families & schools Chest Physiotherapy Exercise - school, home & club Nutrition Chest Physiotherapy • Babies ; tip V no tip Percussion & vibrations • Toddlers ;Postural drainage percussion & vibrations Active cycle of breathing Bubble PEP • Young people ; PEP Active cycle of breathing Oscillating PEP devices Exercise I have a lung condition called Bronchiectasis [Brong –key –eck – ta – sis] I am under the Paediatric Respiratory Team, Starship Children’s Hospital 3074921, Private bag 92024 Futher References • Prassad SA & Hussey J.  Paediatric Respiratory care for physiotherapists & other health proffessionals. Chapman & Hall ,London. ISBN 0 412 55000 8. • Edwards AE , Butler SG, Byrnes, CA  Paediatric non-cysticfibrosis bronchiectasis, recognition and management. New Ethicals Journal Nov 2002,58- 65. • Edwards AE, Asher MI, Byrnes CA,  Paediatric bronchiectasis in the twenty first century: Experience of a tertiary children’s hospital in New Zealand. Journal of Child Health  39, 111-117.