Common Respiratory Tract Infections (RTI)

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Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are respiratory illnesses that refer to a variety of infections of the sinuses, throat, airway or lungs. They are extremely prevalent, accounting for 20% of medical consultations and 30% of lost work days.

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Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are extremely prevalent, accounting for 20% of medical consultations and 30% of lost work days. Not at all trivial, RTIs contribute to 20% of mortality in children under five in developing countries.

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Fiona Drummond
13 Jan 2021
Great basic knowledge for work and community settings
jayson botoy
12 Apr 2020
Great Article
Janet Hoskin
11 Apr 2020
Excellent overview of Clinical Skills learning for assessment and management of RTI , types of Pathogens and symptomology, to support Infection Control Standards. Great resource and reference list!
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Jason Sondorp
08 Apr 2020
Good quality reading.
Louise Gale
06 Sep 2021
Very helpful information throughout the short training session
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10 Apr 2021
Navdeep kaur
10 Apr 2020
Good knowledge
Tamara Ireland
06 Sep 2021
Excellent review
Elissa bracy
06 Sep 2021
Respiratory tract infections can be upper and lower and can be serious and sometimes not.
11 Apr 2020
A great resource on different RTI.
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