Intervention Review

Oral corticosteroids for bronchiectasis (stable and acute exacerbations)

  1. Toby J Lasserson1,*,
  2. Kay Holt2,
  3. Stephen J Milan3,
  4. Michael Greenstone4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Airways Group

Published Online: 23 APR 2001

Assessed as up-to-date: 4 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002162

How to Cite

Lasserson TJ, Holt K, Milan SJ, Greenstone M. Oral corticosteroids for bronchiectasis (stable and acute exacerbations). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2001, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD002162. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002162.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Cochrane Collaboration, Cochrane Editorial Unit, London, UK

  2. 2

    Cleveleys Health Centre, Cleveleys Group Practice, Cleveleys, Lancs, UK

  3. 3

    The University of Liverpool, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Liverpool, UK

  4. 4

    Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham, North Humberside, UK

*Toby J Lasserson, Cochrane Editorial Unit, The Cochrane Collaboration, 13 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0AN, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 23 APR 2001


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