Promoting the Development of Reference Equations for Spirometric Lung-Age

Author(s): Helmi Ben Saad*

Journal Name: Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews

Volume 15 , Issue 1 , 2019

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Keywords: Ageing, lung function test, normal limit, norms, reference equation, spirometric lung-age.

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Year: 2019
Published on: 11 September, 2019
Page: [62 - 63]
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.2174/2210327909666190404142439

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