The editorial group responsible for this previously published document have withdrawn it from publication.
Reason for withdrawal from publication
This review has been withdrawn and replaced with a new review on Prophylactic therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Herath SC, Poole P. Prophylactic antibiotic therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD009764. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009764.pub2
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Last assessed as up-to-date: 21 February 2001.
|29 November 2013||Amended||Review withdrawn|
Protocol first published: Issue 1, 1999
Review first published: Issue 1, 2003
|30 September 2011||Review declared as stable||This review is no longer being updated. A new Cochrane protocol called "Prophylactic antibiotic therapy for chronic bronchitis and COPD" is being developed.|
|20 August 2008||Amended||Converted to new review format.|
|21 February 2001||New citation required and conclusions have changed||Substantive amendment|