TITLE

LUNG ALERT: Combination treatment may help patients with COPD, but does not improve mortality

AUTHOR(S)
Ampikaipakan, Sundari
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Thorax;Jul2007, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p587
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the research findings on combination treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is stated that although the salmeterol-fluticasone combination failed to demonstrate an improvement in mortality according to the predefined statistical criteria, it did show significant improvement in exacerbation rates, health status and lung function.
ACCESSION #
25757867

 

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