Jun 1, 2020 - ...After the publication of this Cochrane review, the European Respiratory Society and American Thoracic Society published practice guidelines for NIPPV in patients with COPD during acute exacerbation.2 These guidelines advise against NIPPV to prevent respiratory acidosis but recommend...
American Family Physician : Medicine by the Numbers
Jul 1, 2020 - Oral mucolytic agents may reduce the number of acute exacerbations in patients with chronic bronchitis or COPD (number needed to treat [NNT] = 8 over an average of nine months; 95% CI, 7 to 10).
American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians
May 1, 2020 - What are the benefits and harms of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adults?
American Family Physician : Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews
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