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Pulmonary emphysema is receiving increasing recognition as one of the country's major health problems. The prevalence of bronchitis and pulmonary emphysema has been estimated as 13 per thousand, meaning that over 2,000,000 people in this country have these diseases. Unfortunately, many American physicians are not sufficiently aware of this problem nor do they understand the pathophysiology of this disease. A book such as Dr. Rosenman has attempted, designed to present in clear and simple terms the essence of pulmonary physiology and describe the abnormal physiology and treatment of pulmonary emphysema, could be a valuable aid to the medical student and
An Outline of Pulmonary Function and Pulmonary Emphysema.. Ann Intern Med. ;61:376. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-2-376_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(2):376.
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