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By Jason Mann No BS pulmonary critical care fellow
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23695200/short-term-vs-conventional-glucocorticoid-therapy-in-acute-exacerbations-of-chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-the-reduce-randomized-clinical-trial
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Jörg D Leuppi, Philipp Schuetz, Roland Bingisser, Michael Bodmer, Matthias Briel, Tilman Drescher, Ursula Duerring, Christoph Henzen, Yolanda Leibbrandt, Sabrina Maier, David Miedinger, Beat Müller, Andreas Scherr, Christian Schindler, Rolf Stoeckli, Sebastien Viatte, Christophe von Garnier, Michael Tamm, Jonas Rutishauser
IMPORTANCE: International guidelines advocate a 7- to 14-day course of systemic glucocorticoid therapy in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, the optimal dose and duration are unknown. OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether a short-term (5 days) systemic glucocorticoid treatment in patients with COPD exacerbation is noninferior to conventional (14 days) treatment in clinical outcome and whether it decreases the exposure to steroids...
June 5, 2013: JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association
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