Influence of salmeterol/fluticasone via single versus separate inhalers on exacerbations in severe/very severe COPD.

@article{Hagedorn2013InfluenceOS,
  title={Influence of salmeterol/fluticasone via single versus separate inhalers on exacerbations in severe/very severe COPD.},
  author={Cordula Hagedorn and Frank K{\"a}ssner and Norbert Banik and Paris Ntampakas and Karin Fielder},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={107 4},
  pages={542-9}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with severe or very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) frequently suffer repeated exacerbations generating high health care utilization costs. Combined corticosteroid and bronchodilator treatment using a single inhaler might - via improved compliance - reduce exacerbation rates. OBJECTIVES Our aim was to obtain… CONTINUE READING