Healthcare professionals generally make a distinction between: upper respiratory tract infections – which affect the nose, sinuses and throat lowerrespiratorytractinfections … Lowerrespiratorytractinfections Common lower RTIs include: flu – which can affect either the upper or lower respiratory tract bronchitis – infection of the airways pneumonia … Some sources classify acute bronchitis as a lowerrespiratorytractinfection instead of a URI.
symptoms, but without any features of complicated influenza. [ 1 ] Complicated influenza is defined as influenza requiring hospital admission and/or with symptoms and signs of lower … respiratorytractinfection (hypoxaemia, dyspnoea, lung infiltrate), central nervous system involvement and/or a significant exacerbation of an underlying medical condition … Bacterial or viral lowerrespiratorytractinfection, including pneumonia .
. / Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 May 15;195(10):1384-1393. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201605-1027OC An update on the pharmacotherapeutic management of lowerrespiratorytractinfections … Bronchopulmonary sequestration is a congenital abnormality classified as either intralobar or extralobar and results in chronic lowerrespiratorytractinfections that lead … placebo-controlled trial conducted between April 2008 and September 2010 in 14 hospitals in the Netherlands among 83 outpatients with non-CF bronchiectasis and 3 or more lower