BOOP associated with nitrofurantoin

Fawcett, I. W.; Ibrahim, N. B. N.
February 2001
Thorax;Feb2001, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p161
Academic Journal
Presents letters to the editor related to lung diseases, published in the February 2001 issue of the journal "Thorax."Discussion on a case stimulating the one involving the treatment of bronchitis patients with corticosteroids; Critique on researcher Neil Barnes' review of appropriate outcome measures in asthma.


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