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Detailed, authoritative surveys of pulmonary airways structure and airflow characteristics in relation to chronic obstructive lung disease, both early and late. Attention is also given to pathogenic considerations of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, smoking, and air pollution. The surveys unfortunately are not well integrated into a coherent monograph, and this may account for the unclear title.
The Lung in the Transition Between Health and Disease.. Ann Intern Med. 1979;91:670. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-91-4-670_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1979;91(4):670.
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