Does addition of inhaled steroid to combined bronchodilator therapy affect health status in patients with COPD?


Yildiz F. , Basyigit İ. , Yildirim E., Boyaci H. , Ilgazli A.

RESPIROLOGY, vol.9, no.3, pp.352-355, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2004.00618.x
  • Title of Journal : RESPIROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.352-355

Abstract

Objective: Withdrawal of corticosteroid is associated with a deterioration of health status in COPD. In this study the aim was to determine whether high dose inhaled corticosteroid improves quality of life in patients with COPD.