Prevention of Acute Exacerbations of COPD

Publication Date: April 1, 2015
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

Recommendations

In patients with COPD, we suggest administering the 23-valent pneumococcal vaccine as part of overall medical management but did not find sufficient evidence that pneumococcal vaccination prevents acute exacerbations of COPD. (2, C)
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Prevention of Acute Exacerbations of COPD

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