The summary below is from the full reports titled “Diagnosis and Management of Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians” and “Management of Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Systematic Review for a Clinical Practice Guideline.” They are in the 6 November 2007 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 147, pages 633-638 and 639-653). The authors of the first report are A. Qaseem, V. Snow, P. Shekelle, K. Sherif, T.J. Wilt, S. Weinberger, and D.K. Owens, for the Clinical Efficacy Assessment Subcommittee of the American College of Physicians; the authors of the second report are T.J. Wilt, D. Niewoehner, R. MacDonald, and R.L. Kane.
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Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med. 2007;147:I-41. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-147-9-200711060-00002
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2007;147(9):I-41.
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