Intervention Review

Systemic corticosteroids for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  1. Julia AE Walters1,*,
  2. Peter G Gibson2,
  3. Richard Wood-Baker1,
  4. Mairi Hannay 3,
  5. E. Haydn Walters4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Airways Group

Published Online: 21 JAN 2009

Assessed as up-to-date: 12 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001288.pub3

How to Cite

Walters JAE, Gibson PG, Wood-Baker R, Hannay M, Walters EH. Systemic corticosteroids for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD001288. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001288.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Tasmania, Menzies Research Institute, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

  2. 2

    John Hunter Hospital, Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Mail Centre, NSW, Australia

  3. 3

    Glasgow, UK

  4. 4

    University of Tasmania Medical School, Discipline of Medicine, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

*Julia AE Walters, Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, 43 Collins Street, PO Box 252-34, Hobart, Tasmania, 7001, Australia.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (conclusions changed)
  2. Published Online: 21 JAN 2009


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