Travelling & Outdoor life

Traveling with cystic fibrosis: Recommendations for patients and care team members

There are no European Guidelines on issues specifically related to travel for people with cystic fibrosis (CF). The contributors to these recommendations included 30 members of the ECORN-CF project. The document is endorsed by the European Cystic Fibrosis Society and…

Anti Cross-Infection Requirements and Hygiene Guidelines

Contact with other people with CF (PWCF) may contain a risk of cross infection. Specific bacteria, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa, can spread from one patient to another. Infection with those bacteria can lead to a decline in lung function. Therefore,…

Summer Tips for CF Patients

Summer is a time for fun and sun. With a little preparation and a few precautions, everyone can enjoy the summer – including people with CF. Since dehydration is a risk for people with CF it is important to take enough…

Destinations for travel

In deciding on a destination, you should consider your current health status and the potential complications. A good preparation is an important first step. Check the article on preparing your travels in this chapter, some of the information in the…

Getting prepared for travelling

People with Cystic Fibrosis participate in every aspect of modern life including travelling. However the risks related to travel can be higher for persons with CF than for healthy people. So a detailed preparation is necessary. You find dtailed guidelines for…

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