Articles tagged "COPD"

Steroids in COPD Exacerbation - No Role for High-Dose Steroids

by Joseph Esherick, M.D., FAAFP, FHM

Compared with high-dose steroids, low-dose steroids was associated with shorter ICU and hospital lengths of stay, lower hospital costs, and shorter duration of mechanical ventilation. Low-dose patients were less likely to require insulin therapy or develop fungal infections.