TITLE

Randomised trial of an inhaled β2 agonist, inhaled corticosteroid and their combination in the treatment of asthma

AUTHOR(S)
Hancox, R. J.; J. O. Cowan; E. M. Flannery; G. P. Herbison; C. R. McLachlan; C. S. Wong; D. R. Taylor
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Thorax;Jun1999, p482
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66877117

 

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