A comparison of bronchodilator therapy with or without inhaled corticosteroid therapy for obstructive airways disease. Dutch Chronic Non-Specific Lung Disease Study Group.

@article{Kerstjens1992ACO,
  title={A comparison of bronchodilator therapy with or without inhaled corticosteroid therapy for obstructive airways disease. Dutch Chronic Non-Specific Lung Disease Study Group.},
  author={Huib A. M. Kerstjens and Paul L P Brand and Michael R. Hughes and Norman J. Robinson and Dirkje S Postma and Henk J. Sluiter and Eugene Bleecker and P. N. Richard Dekhuijzen and Paulus T. V. M. de Jong and H. J. J. Mengelers},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={327 20},
  pages={1413-9}
}
BACKGROUND The morbidity from obstructive airways disease (asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is considerable, and the mortality rate is rising in several countries. It has been hypothesized that long-term improvement in prognosis might result from vigorous bronchodilator or antiinflammatory therapy. METHODS In a multicenter trial we… CONTINUE READING