Active Ingredients: Amoxicillin
For all these reasons, we decided to investigate whether antibiotic treatment could be safely stopped according to a PCT-guided 3-day treatment plan in patients hospitalized with ECOPD.
According to current recommendations, because all patients recruited for the study required hospitalization, the exacerbations were considered severe.
Apart from the usual clinical investigations, which included routine blood tests, arterial blood gases, ECG, and chest X-ray, no other specific clinical investigation was used to assess the severity of exacerbations.
Exclusion criteria included bronchial asthma, unstable concomitant disease cardiovascular, renal, hepatic, gastrointestinal, neurological, metabolic, musculoskeletal, neoplastic, respiratory or other disease, pregnancy and breastfeeding, clinically significant laboratory abnormalities suggestive of unstable concomitant disease, survival for 1 year unlikely, and inability to give written consent.
Antibiotic pretreatment before hospital admission and radiographic signs of pneumonia did not preclude eligibility for the study.
All patients underwent chest X-ray at admission. Only one patient recruited in the standard group had community-acquired pneumonia, and remained in the study group.
According to the protocol, all patients had to have a record of lung function testing confirming COPD see below or spirometric tests in the hospital according to guidelines.
All patients included in the analysis had hospital spirometry. In addition, all patients underwent arterial blood gas analysis at admission, on Day 1, and on Day 2.Duphalac vartojamas encefalopatijos Kepen, dar vadinamos portaline sistemine encefalopatija, gydymui Kepen liga sukelianti sunkum mstyti, tremore, sumajusi smoningumo lygi, skaitant kom.
The study which conformed to the Declaration of Helsinki was approved by the ethics committees of each of the 18 participating centers.
All patients gave informed written consent.
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