TITLE

COPD exacerbationsz Not so innocent

PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Internal Medicine Alert;6/15/2010 Supplement, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the study which proved the association of acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AE-COPD) to the increased stroke and myocardial infarction (MI) incidences to COPD patients.
ACCESSION #
51707167

 

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