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Antibiotic Therapy in Mild Exacerbations of COPD

Spiegler, Peter MD

Clinical Pulmonary Medicine: March 2013 - Volume 20 - Issue 2 - p 108
doi: 10.1097/CPM.0b013e318285af61
Pulmonary Trends

Synopsis: Treatment with amoxicillin-clavulanic acid was effective in treating exacerbations of mild to moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and delayed the time to recurrence.

Source: Llor C, Moragas A, Hernandez S, et al. Efficacy of antibiotic therapy for acute exacerbations of mild to moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012;186:716–723.

The author declares that he has nothing to disclose.

© 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.