A systematic review and meta-analysis of the herbal formula Buzhong Yiqi Tang for stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

@article{Chen2016ASR,
  title={A systematic review and meta-analysis of the herbal formula Buzhong Yiqi Tang for stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.},
  author={Yuanbin Chen and Johannah Linda Shergis and Lei Wu and Xuhua Yu and Qigang Zeng and Yinji Xu and Xinfeng Guo and Anthony Lin Zhang and Charlie Changli Xue and Lin Lin},
  journal={Complementary therapies in medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={29},
  pages={94-108}
}
OBJECTIVE To systematically evaluate the efficacy and safety of Buzhong Yiqi Tang (BZYQT) for stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). METHODS Three electronic English databases (PubMed, EMBASE and CENTRAL) and four Chinese databases (CBM, CNKI, CQVIP and WFMO) were searched from their inceptions until 30th June 2016. Participants were diagnosed with COPD according to the Chinese Medical Association's COPD diagnosis and treatment guidelines or Global Initiative for Chronic… CONTINUE READING