Acute Bronchitis: Causes and Symptoms
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Acute bronchitis characterizes by inflammation of the bronchial mucosa (lining of the lungs). Emergency departments, urgent care centers, and primary care offices frequently see patients with this condition. It is among the ten most common illnesses seen in outpatient settings in the United States; approximately 5% of adults experience an episode of acute bronchitis each year in the United States. This activity examines the evaluation and management of patients with acute bronchitis, as well as the role of the interprofessional team in the care of patients with this condition. It is designed to be completed in one session..