TITLE

Long-acting inhaled therapies and pulmonary rehabilitation are effective in stable COPD

AUTHOR(S)
McDonald, Christine
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 148 Issue 2, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on 42 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and 8 meta-analyses investigating if inhaled therapies and other interventions are effective for patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Trials and meta-analyses found out that long-acting inhaled therapies reduces exacerbations and pulmonary rehabilitation may improve health status in symptomatic patients with stable COPD.
ACCESSION #
32435145

 

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