The summary below is from the full report titled “Tiotropium in Combination with Placebo, Salmeterol, or Fluticasone–Salmeterol for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. A Randomized Trial.” It is in the 17 April 2007 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 146, pages 545-555). The authors are S.D. Aaron, K.L. Vandemheen, D. Fergusson, F. Maltais, J. Bourbeau, R. Goldstein, M. Balter, D. O'Donnell, A. McIvor, S. Sharma, G. Bishop, J. Anthony, R. Cowie, S. Field, A. Hirsch, P. Hernandez, R. Rivington, J. Road, V. Hoffstein, R. Hodder, D. Marciniuk, D. McCormack, G. Fox, G. Cox, H.B. Prins, G. Ford, D. Bleskie, S. Doucette, I. Mayers, K. Chapman, N. Zamel, and M. FitzGerald, for the Canadian Thoracic Society/Canadian Respiratory Clinical Research Consortium.
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Combination Inhaler Therapy for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Ann Intern Med. ;146:I–12. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-146-8-200704170-00153
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2007;146(8):I-12.
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