TITLE

Travel by air for patients with COPD

AUTHOR(S)
Sinha, R. K.; Pearson, M. G.; Calverley, P. M. A.
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
Thorax;Jul1998, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p625
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
67206335

 

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