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COPD

19 July 2010

Cystic Fibrosis Flare-Ups May Be Treated Equally Well at Home

Study finds no difference in outcome for lung exacerbations compared to hospital care

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Johns Hopkins University researchers analyzed data from more than 1,500 cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. They found that respiratory exacerbations were often followed by long-term decline in lung function, regardless of whether patients were given antibiotics while in the hospital or at home.

 

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