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


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

RESPIROLOGY, cilt.9, ss.352-355, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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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.