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