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J. Clin. Med. 2017, 6(12), 114; doi:10.3390/jcm6120114

Neurological and Sleep Disturbances in Bronchiectasis

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Department of Medicine, Melbourne Clinical School, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
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Department of Neurology, Western Health, St. Albans, VIC 3021, Australia
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Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Rajarata, Saliyapura AD 50008, Sri Lanka
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Department of Psychology and Counselling, School of Psychology and Public Health, College of Science, Health and Engineering, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
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Department of Respiratory Medicine, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland 2025, New Zealand
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Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Western Health, St. Albans, VIC 3021, Australia
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Received: 7 November 2017 / Revised: 23 November 2017 / Accepted: 27 November 2017 / Published: 30 November 2017
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Abstract

Bronchiectasis unrelated to cystic fibrosis is a chronic lung disease that is increasingly recognised worldwide. While other common chronic lung conditions such as chronic obstructive lung disease have been associated with cardiovascular disease, there is a paucity of data on the relationship between bronchiectasis and cardiovascular risks such as stroke and sleep disturbance. Furthermore, it is unclear whether other neuropsychological aspects are affected, such as cognition, cerebral infection, anxiety and depression. In this review, we aim to highlight neurological and sleep issues in relation to bronchiectasis and their importance to patient care. View Full-Text
Keywords: bronchiectasis; sleep; stroke; cognitive; depression; anxiety; infection; aspiration; cerebral; psychological bronchiectasis; sleep; stroke; cognitive; depression; anxiety; infection; aspiration; cerebral; psychological
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Phua, C.S.; Wijeratne, T.; Wong, C.; Jayaram, L. Neurological and Sleep Disturbances in Bronchiectasis. J. Clin. Med. 2017, 6, 114.

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