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Episode 278: PREMIUM – It’s all about the lungs

In episode 278, James and Mike get back to being PREMIUM podcasters and we discuss new studies around drugs for COPD, pneumonia, and smoking cessation. At the end we catch our breath and look back at how breathtaking this PREMIUM podcast all about lung issues truly was.

Show notes

1) Effect of roflumilast on exacerbations in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease uncontrolled by combination therapy (REACT): a multicentre randomised controlled trial.

Lancet 2015;385:857–66 

2) Antibiotic treatment strategies for community-acquired pneumonia in adults.

N Engl J Med 2015;372:1312-23

3) Risk of neuropsychiatric adverse events associated with varenicline: systematic review and meta-analysis

BMJ 2015;350:h1109

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