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BOF: 2.191

A 36-year-old male presents with a history of recurrent chest infections.  He gives a history of long standing cough productive of sputum and halitosis.

On examination you note that he has clubbing of his fingers and auscultation of his chest reveals coarse crepitations at both lung bases.

In this patient which one of the following would you recommend to reduce the frequency of chest infections?

a)      Lung resection

b)      Long term antibiotics

c)      Inhaled steroids

d)      Postural drainage

e)      Inhaled bronchodilators

 

 

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