TITLE

Quality of life in patients with cystic fibrosis and their parents: what is important besides disease severity?

AUTHOR(S)
Staab, D.; Wenninger, K.; Gebert, N.; Rupprath, K.; Bisson, S.; Trettin, M.; Paul, K. D.; Keller, K. M.; Wahn, U.
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Thorax;Sep1998, Vol. 53 Issue 9, p727
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66329165

 

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