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Blood Eosinophils and outcomes in severe hospitalized exacerbations of COPD

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Background Patients with moderate exacerbations of COPD and the eosinophilic phenotype have better outcomes with prednisolone. Whether this outcome is similar in patients hospitalized with a severe exacerbation of COPD is unclear. We investigated the rate of recovery of eosinophilic and noneosinophilic exacerbations in patients participating in a multicenter randomized controlled trial assessing health outcomes in hospitalized exacerbations. Methods Patients were recruited at presentation to ...

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10.1016/j.chest.2016.01.026

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Target Discovery Institute
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Chest Journal website
Volume:
150
Issue:
2
Pages:
320-328
Publication date:
2016-08-01
Acceptance date:
2016-02-03
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EISSN:
1931-3543
ISSN:
0012-3692
Pmid:
26851799
Source identifiers:
600878
Language:
English
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2017-10-10

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