Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease Reduces Flare-ups

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Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease Reduces Flare-ups

Annals of Internal Medicine

6 September 2005

A study has found that treatment of COPD with tiotropium reduced the number of flare-ups of COPD and the number of hospitalizations of COPD patients.

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Reference:
D.E. Niewoehner et al
Prevention of Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with Tiotropium, a Once-Daily Inhaled Anticholinergic Bronchodilator. A Randomized Trial.
Annals of Internal Medicine 143: 317-326

 

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