Adam T Hill
- British Thoracic Society national bronchiectasis audit 2010 and 2011Adam T Hill
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, UK
Thorax 67:928-30. 2012..The national audits highlight that the majority of guideline recommendations were not currently being adhered to and demonstrate the need for national quality standards, which are currently in preparation...
- Primary care summary of the British Thoracic Society Guideline on the management of non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasisAdam T Hill
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Infirmary and University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Prim Care Respir J 20:135-40. 2011..Management in primary care is aimed at improving morbidity, and includes; patient education, treatment and monitoring, as well as appropriate referral to secondary care including assessment for long term antibiotics...
- A randomized controlled trial of nebulized gentamicin in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasisMaeve P Murray
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Inﬁrmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:491-9. 2011..Bronchiectasis is a chronic debilitating disease with few evidence-based long-term treatments...
- Short- and long-term antibiotic treatment reduces airway and systemic inflammation in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasisJames D Chalmers
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 186:657-65. 2012..There are little data to support this hypothesis in patients with non-cystic fibrosis (CF) bronchiectasis...
- Evaluating success of therapy for bronchiectasis: what end points to use?Maeve P Smith
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK
Clin Chest Med 33:329-49. 2012..This article explores the utility of potential end points in evaluating therapies used in the long-term management of stable bronchiectasis...
- Do processing time and storage of sputum influence quantitative bacteriology in bronchiectasis?Maeve P Murray
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, UK
J Med Microbiol 59:829-33. 2010..1-8.6) c.f.u. ml(-1), P=0.009, and 8.4 (8.1-8.5) c.f.u. ml(-1), P=0.03, respectively]. Bacterial density was not affected by storage for up to 6 h following expectoration at 25 degrees C; beyond this, storage at 4 degrees C is preferred...