Evidence Base for Management of Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Ann Intern Med. 2001 Apr 3;134(7):595-9. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-134-7-200104030-00015.

Publication types

  • Guideline
  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones / therapeutic use
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Bronchodilator Agents / therapeutic use
  • Evidence-Based Medicine*
  • Expectorants / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Lung Diseases, Obstructive / diagnosis
  • Lung Diseases, Obstructive / mortality
  • Lung Diseases, Obstructive / therapy*
  • Oxygen Inhalation Therapy
  • Positive-Pressure Respiration
  • Radiography, Thoracic
  • Recurrence
  • Risk Factors
  • Spirometry

Substances

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Bronchodilator Agents
  • Expectorants