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Title: Antibiotic prevention of acute exacerbations of COPD
Author: Garcia Vidal, Carolina
Viasus, Diego
Carratalà, Jordi
Keywords: Antígens bacterians
Ús terapèutic
Malalties dels pulmons
Bacterial antigens
Therapeutic use
Pulmonary diseases
Issue Date: 26-Jul-2012
Publisher: Massachusetts Medical Society
Abstract: To the Editor: Wenzel and colleagues (July 26 issue) recommend long-term azithromycin for a 55-year-old man with recurrent exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) of 50% of the predicted value, dyspnea, cough, and sputum production. However, before azithromycin, we think this patient should be treated with other pharmacologic agents to manage his COPD and prevent exacerbations.
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It is part of: New England Journal of Medicine, 2012, vol. 367, num. 4, p. 340-347
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ISSN: 0028-4793
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