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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2016, Volume : 4, Issue : 2
First page : ( 231) Last page : ( 232)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2016.00046.6

Article on Bronchitis

Mr. Shinde Sanjay S.1,*, Mr. Mariam Shewangizaw. H2

1Assistance Professor, Ministry of Education Mizan Tepi University, Ethiopia, East-Africa

2Lecturer, Ministry of Education Mizan Tepi University, Ethiopia, East-Africa

*Corresponding Author Email: mscshinde@gmail.com

Online published on 1 October, 2016.

Abstract

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the bronchial tubes, the airways that carry air to your lungs. It causes a cough that often brings up mucus. It can also cause shortness of breath, wheezing, a low fever, and chest tightness. There are two main types of bronchitis: acute and chronic. About 90% of cases of acute bronchitis are caused by viruses, including rhinoviruses, adenoviruses, and influenza. Bacteria, including Mycoplasma pneumonia, Chlamydophila pneumonia, Bordetella pertussis, Streptococcus pneumonia, and Homophiles influenza.90% of children die with bronchitis in world wide.

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Keywords

Bronchitis, inflammation, airway, breath.

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