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J. Clin. Med. 2017, 6(12), 114;

Neurological and Sleep Disturbances in Bronchiectasis

Department of Medicine, Melbourne Clinical School, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
Department of Neurology, Western Health, St. Albans, VIC 3021, Australia
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Rajarata, Saliyapura AD 50008, Sri Lanka
Department of Psychology and Counselling, School of Psychology and Public Health, College of Science, Health and Engineering, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland 2025, New Zealand
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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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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