TITLE

2008- review: Inhaled anticholinergics increase risk for major cardiovascular events in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

AUTHOR(S)
Stanbrook, Matthew B.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;1/1/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 1, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents author's comments on a study titled "Inhaled anticholinergics and risk of major adverse cardiovascular events in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis," by researcher S. Singh and colleagues. It states that Singh and colleagues' decision to pool placebo-controlled trials with trials using active comparators is questionable. It informs that contradictory findings may reflect differences in individual trial characteristics.
ACCESSION #
36506319

 

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