TITLE

PO Is OK for COPD -- Follow the Guidelines!

AUTHOR(S)
Phillips, Barbara A.
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
Internal Medicine Alert;8/15/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 15, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
There is no difference in rates of treatment failure, death, or readmission for COPD between patients treated with oral or intravenous steroids for exacerbation of COPD, but the IV route may be associated with increased cost and length of stay.
ACCESSION #
53751408

 

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