TITLE

Parsing the death toll of COPD

AUTHOR(S)
Kuritzky, Louis
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Internal Medicine Alert;9/17/2009 Supplement, p135
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a study which examines the autopsies of patients who died within 24 hours of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) hospital admission.
ACCESSION #
44254689

 

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