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Table 1 Symptoms and diagnoses associated with the respiratory system

From: Antibiotic prescribing in primary care, adherence to guidelines and unnecessary prescribing - an Irish perspective

Clinical Entity Symptoms Diagnosis
Ear Ear symptoms Otitis media
Otitis externa
Upper Respiratory Tract Coryza/Rhinitis
Nasal congestion
Head cold
Post nasal drip
Sneezing
Upper respiratory tract infection
Throat Sore throat
Throat symptoms
Tonsillitis
Pharyngitis
Trachetis
Peritonsula/Quinsy
Laryngitis
Croup
Sinus Sinus pain/symptoms Sinusitis
Lower Respiratory Tract Dyspnoea
Cough
Cough & sputum/phlegm
Wheezing
Pleural effusion
Pleuritic Pain
Community acquired pneumonia
Lower respiratory tract infection
Bronchitis
Asthma/COPD   Asthma
COPD Exacerbation
Other Pyrexia/Fever/Temperature
Unspecified respiratory tract infection
Cystic Fibrosis
Bronchiolitis/RSV
Bronchiectasis
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