Inhaled bronchodilators for chronic bronchitis and emphysema
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Inhaled bronchodilators for chronic bronchitis and emphysema

Gerri Kaufman Lecturer, Department of Health Sciences, University of York

The article discusses the pharmacology of oral bronchodilators and their role in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Management of acute exacerbations and the importance of follow up and review are considered briefly. The article includes a description of the damage to the airways caused by COPD.

Nursing Standard. 25, 5,61-68. doi: 10.7748/ns2010.10.25.5.61.c8026

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gk8@york.ac.uk

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