TITLE

Still cause for concern

AUTHOR(S)
Tattersfield, A.E.
PUB. DATE
September 1994
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/24/94, Vol. 309 Issue 6957, p794
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the use of beta agonist on patients with asthma in the Great Britain. Mortality rate in the year 1960s and 1970s; Implication of high dosage of beta agonists on mortality rate from asthma; Suggestion of the morbidity study on the tolerance of beta agonist among asthma patients.
ACCESSION #
4948056

 

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