Review: β[sub 2]-agonists are ineffective but increase adverse effects in acute bronchitis without underlying pulmonary disease

Wiedemann, Herbert
September 2002
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 137 Issue 2, p72
Academic Journal
Presents a systematic review of the effect of β[sub 2]-agonists in patients who have acute bronchitis without underlying pulmonary disease. Analysis of outcomes between β[sub2]-agonists versus placebo; Information on data sources and study selection; Association between β[sub2]-agonists on the risk for adverse effects.


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