#16 Steroids in COPD: Mind the Gap Segment

Let’s take your breath away… with a review on steroids in treating COPD exacerbations! Time Stamps How does GOLD (Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease) define a COPD exacerbation? (2:44) What outcomes do steroids actually improve in treating a COPD exacerbation? (5:08) What is the evidence behind a 5 day steroid “burst”? (7:20) Are IV steroids more powerful than PO? (9:00) For full show notes: https://www.clinicalcorrelations.org/?p=17823

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