new ideas about managing COPD patients

You'll hear new ideas about managing COPD patients.

Shorter courses of oral steroids for acute exacerbations. Guidelines recommend 10 to 14 days of oral steroids. But just 5 days is usually enough...even for severe COPD.

Give ORAL prednisone 40 mg/day for 5 days. Higher doses cause more adverse effects...and IV steroids are not more effective.

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