TITLE

Spirometric screening: does it work?

AUTHOR(S)
Mannino, D. M.
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Thorax;Oct2006, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p834
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article comments on studies on the impact of spirometric testing on smoking cessation, including a study by M. Bednarek, D. Garecka and J. Wielgomas and colleagues, featured within the issue. A review commissioned by the United States Agency for Health and Research and Bednarek's study differs in their conclusions about the use of spirometric testing as a motivational tool to improve smoking cessation rates.
ACCESSION #
22926524

 

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