Serial measurements of peak expiratory flow and responsiveness to methacholine in the diagnosis of aluminium potroom asthma

Kongerud, J; Søyseth, V; Burge, S
April 1992
Thorax;Apr1992, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p292
Academic Journal
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