TITLE

The Role of Corticosteroids in Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

AUTHOR(S)
Novak, Barbara
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Oct2002, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on a study that demonstrated that an 8-week course of steroids was just as effective as a 2-week course for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbation treatment. Factors associated with the hospitalizations for COPD exacerbations; Drugs in the treatment of COPD exacerbations; Treatment for COPD exacerbations recommended by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Diseases.
ACCESSION #
7621196

 

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