COPD treatment is facilitated with inhaled steroidsPatients afflicted with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD can be effectively treated and experienced reduced mortality risk when treated with inhaled corticosteroids, as per a study appearing in the CHEST, which is a peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP).

COPD patients who make use of inhaled corticosteroids benefit from improved survival rates as per Christine Macie, MD, FCCP, Cambridge Hospital, Ontario, Canada and author of this study.

COPD patients administered with inhaled steroids are relatively in a better position than those not using it, as per Dr. Macie. It was also revealed in the study that cardiovascular related deaths were reduced by as much as 38% and a 25% reduced all-cause mortality rate was noticed among patients administered with inhaled corticosteroids within thirty days of discharge from the hospital.