2017, Cilt 43, Sayı 1, Sayfa(lar) 037-040

Pharmacological Treatments Preventing COPD Exacerbation
Funda COŞKUN
Uludağ Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Göğüs Hastalıkları Anabilim Dalı, Bursa
Keywords: COPD. Treatment. Exacerbation

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a chronic disease that goes into exacerbations. COPD exacerbation is defined as an acute event that worsens respiratory symptoms in the patient beyond normal daily fluctuations and to the extent that drug therapy requires changes. The aim of this article is to look into pharmacological treatments to prevent COPD exacerbations.