COPD flare-ups: How to end the ‘Gross overuse’ of antibiotics
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COPD flare-ups: How to end the ‘Gross overuse’ of antibiotics

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

Earlier and better patient education is needed to promote self-management

As they struggle to breathe, patients battling a flare-up of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) would once have been routinely advised to reach for the antibiotics.

Nursing Standard. 34, 2, 56-58. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.2.56.s19

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