Kelly E. Cunningham, MD
What Corticosteroid is Most Appropriate for treating Acute Exacerbations of CoPD?
June 1, 2011
Systemic corticosteroids are recommended for patients admitted with AECOPD, with benefits including shortened recovery time, improved lung function and hypoxemia, prolonged time to subsequent exacerbation, and reduced rates of treatment failure and hospital length of stay.
What is the proper duration of antibiotic treatment in adults hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia?
February 1, 2009
CaseAn 83-year-old male with hypertension, coronary artery disease, and obstructive sleep apnea presents with progressive shortness of breath, a productive cough, wheezing, and tachypnea. His blood...