TITLE

Body composition and exercise performance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

AUTHOR(S)
Drummond, G B
PUB. DATE
January 1992
SOURCE
Thorax;Jan1992, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66040283

 

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