This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows:To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of different biomarker‐based protocols to guide the initiation or discontinuation of antibiotics in the treatment of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Mathioudakis, A., Janjua, S., Normansell, R., & Vestbo, J. (2018). Biomarkers to guide antibiotic therapy for COPD exacerbations. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2018(10), [CD013148]. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD013148