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New clinical guidelines for exacerbations in cystic fibrosis
Date:10/22/2009

they found that three-times-daily dosing was no more effective than once-daily dosing and recommended once-daily dosing in most cases.

The committee also affirmatively recommended continuation of two current practicescontinuing chronic therapies during exacerbation treatment and airway clearance therapiesboth of which were found to have moderate benefits to the patient.

Perhaps most strikingly, the committee found that in six of ten investigated practices, there was simply not enough data to recommend for or against them. "This highlights that there are a lot of unanswered questions," said Dr. McColley, citing the need for research that would clarify whether there are different outcomes associated with the practices, which included inpatient versus outpatient care; simultaneous use of intravenous and inhaled antibiotics; number of antibiotics used to treat Pseudomonas aeruginosa; continuous infusion of betalactam antibiotics; and duration of antibiotic treatment.

"We have incomplete information, but the guidelines provide important guidance to physicians, patients, third party payers on the treatment of this serious and common complication of CF respiratory disease," she said. "By reducing variability in practice, implementation of these guidelines may help to improve outcomes of care."


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