Two different dosages of nebulized steroid versus parenteral steroid in the management of COPD exacerbations: A randomized control trial


Ucar E. Y. , ARAZ Ö. , MERAL M. , SONKAYA E., SAĞLAM L. , KAYNAR H. , ...More

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.20, pp.513-520, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.890210
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Page Numbers: pp.513-520

Abstract

Background: The study aimed to compare the efficacy and safety of nebulized steroid (NS) with systemic corticosteroids (SC) and to determine optimal NS dose in the treatment of patients with COPD exacerbations requiring hospitalization.