Different durations of corticosteroid therapy for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effects of short course systemic corticosteroids (of seven days or less) compared with the conventional course systemic corticosteroids (of more than seven days), on the outcome in acute exacerbations of COPD.