Safety of fibreoptic bronchoscopy in asthmatic and control subjects and effect on asthma control over two weeks

Humbert, M.; Robinson, D. S.; Assoufi, B.; Kay, A. B.; Durham, S. R.
July 1996
Thorax;Jul1996, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p664
Academic Journal
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