What are the mainstays of therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?

Updated: Nov 13, 2020
  • Author: Paul Kleinschmidt, MD; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Answer

The mainstays of therapy for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are oxygen, bronchodilators, and definitive airway management.


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