"Bronchitis, Chronic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A subcategory of CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE. The disease is characterized by hypersecretion of mucus accompanied by a chronic (more than 3 months in 2 consecutive years) productive cough. Infectious agents are a major cause of chronic bronchitis.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Bronchitis, Chronic" by people in Profiles.
The dose effect of pulmonary rehabilitation on physical activity, perceived exertion, and quality of life. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2009 Jul-Aug; 29(4):255-60.
Development of chronic bronchitis and emphysema in beta-epithelial Na+ channel-overexpressing mice. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Apr 01; 177(7):730-42.