Bronchodilators use in patients with COPD

@inproceedings{Dong2015BronchodilatorsUI,
  title={Bronchodilators use in patients with COPD},
  author={Yaa-Hui Dong and Chieh-hsin Hsu and Yuanjie Li and Chengdong Chang and Maria Lai},
  booktitle={International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Bronchodilators are commonly used as maintenance and rescue therapy in patients with COPD. We aimed to examine the prescribing patterns of bronchodilators in clinical practice. METHODS We identified patients with COPD who initiated oral or inhaled bronchodilators between 2001 and 2010 from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database. We followed the patients for 1 year. For bronchodilator prescriptions, we classified the treatments based on medication classes and… CONTINUE READING
Tweets
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 8 times. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 28 REFERENCES

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…