TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL, vol.19, no.4, pp.193-200, 2018 (ESCI)
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TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL
Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, exacerbation, peripheral eosinophilia, neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio, steroid treatment, PLATELET-LYMPHOCYTE RATIO, CORTICOSTEROID TREATMENT, AIRWAY INFLAMMATION, SPUTUM-EOSINOPHILIA, BLOOD EOSINOPHILS, CONTROLLED-TRIAL, COPD, BIOMARKERS, MORTALITY, VOLUME
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OBJECTIVES: The choice of treatment according to the inflammation type in acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD) has been of recent interest. This study investigated the role of novel biomarkers, hospital outcomes, and readmission rates in the first month in patients with eosinophilic or neutrophilic AECOPD.