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Considerations for diagnosing and managing asthma in the elderly

Considerations for diagnosing and managing asthma in the elderly

NAEPP working group report.

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Published by National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in [Bethesda, Md.?] .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Asthma -- United States.,
    • Older people -- Medical care -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesNAEPP working group report
      SeriesNIH publication ;, no. 95-3675
      ContributionsNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
      LC ClassificationsRC591 .C66 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 50 p. :
      Number of Pages50
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL584624M
      LC Control Number96174399

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Considerations for diagnosing and managing asthma in the elderly. [Bethesda, Md.?]: National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, []. National Asthma Education and Prevention Program: "Considerations for Diagnosing and Managing Asthma in the Elderly" and "Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma.".

Asthma awareness: curriculum for the elementary classroom. ([Bethesda, Md.?]: National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, []), by National Institutes of Health (U.S.) (page images at HathiTrust) Considerations for diagnosing and managing asthma in the elderly: NAEPP working group report.

([Bethesda, Md.?]. Considerations for diagnosing and. managing asthma in the elderly. National Heart, Lung, and Blood. The first four chapters of the book cover major. Working Group on Asthma in the Elderly. Title(s): NAEPP Working Group report: considerations for diagnosing and managing asthma in the elderly.

Country of Publication: United States Publisher: [Bethesda, Md.]: National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, [] Description: xvi, 50 p.: ill.

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