Does high dose ipratropium bromide added to salbutamol improve pulmonary function for patients with chronic obstructive airways disease in the emergency department?


BACKGROUND To determine the effect of high dose ipratropium bromide, both alone or in combination with standard dose salbutamol, on pulmonary function in patients presenting to the Emergency Department (ED) with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive airways disease (COAD). METHOD The trial was a prospective, randomised, double blind trial of adult… (More)


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