Pharmacologic Therapies in Patients With Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis

Review (67 RCTs) found that compared with placebo/management without intervention, both antibiotics and systemic corticosteroids linked to lower rates of treatment failure and improved dyspnoea at end of intervention. There was insufficient/no evidence supporting other treatments


Annals of Internal Medicine