The UK Bronchiectasis network has participated in a multicentre study to derive and validate the first clinical prediction tool for bronchiectasis. The article, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, found that the Bronchiectasis severity index accurately predicted hospital admissions and mortality. Read more here: http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1164/rccm.201309-1575OC