Published in MD Week, July 22nd, 2005
"Several studies published in the second half of the 1990s have shown a therapeutic early effect of inhaled corticosteroids in acute asthma," physicians in Uruguay explained. "However, systemic corticosteroids are considered the standard of care."
With this in mind, G.J. Rodrigo and colleagues at Hospital Central de las Fuerzas Armadas conducted a study "to compare the effect of repeated doses of inhaled fluticasone with the standard treatment of systemic corticosteroids in adult patients with severe acute asthma."
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