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Episode 208: PREMIUM – COPD, gout and NSAIDs oh my

In episode 208, James and Mike PREMIUM to the max with three interesting studies that could change your practice. We talk about duration of steroids for COPD exacerbations, when to start allopurinol after a gout attack and which NSAIDs are the safest from a cardiovascular perspective. You need to hear all about this!

Show notes

 1) Starting allopurinol right after an acute attack of gout

Amer J Med 2012;125:1126-34

2) COPD steroid treatment for acute exacerbations – 5 days or 14 days

JAMA 2013;309(21):doi:10.1001/jama.2013.5023

3) NSAIDs and cardiovascular risk

PLOS Med 2013;2:1-6

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