Respiratory problems

Respiratory disorders

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The respiratory problems category is also known as respiratory disorders, breathing disorders, breathing problems, lung problems and pulmonary diseases.

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For health professionals (Health professional publication)
13 Aug 2014 Omalizumab is a PBS-listed treatment for some patients with immunoglobulin-E (IgE)-mediated sensitisation to inhalant allergens, which can be severe and difficult to treat.
(Media release)
26 May 2013 Vaccinating all young children and older adults against pneumococcal infection has substantially reduced this disease in Australia, according to experts from the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. What’s more, the vaccine program has reduced pneumococcal infections in the general population, including those who were not vaccinated
(Consumer publication)
08 Jan 2013 Find out about the recall of certain batches of Ventolin and Asmol (salbutamol) inhalers
05 Dec 2012 Learn about over-the-counter combination cough and cold medicines, including who shouldn’t take them, their side effects and effectiveness.
(Tool / resource)
15 Apr 2012 Colds are an infection of the respiratory tract that can cause a sore throat or cough. Learn more about colds and flu, and what you can do to relieve your symptoms.

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