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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Primary Care - From Diagnosis to Therapy

By Elisabetta Rovatti, Oreste Capelli, Maria Isabella Bonacini, Imma Cacciapuoti and Antonio Brambilla

Submitted: May 26th 2011Reviewed: January 18th 2012Published: April 27th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/36836

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Elisabetta Rovatti, Oreste Capelli, Maria Isabella Bonacini, Imma Cacciapuoti and Antonio Brambilla (April 27th 2012). Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Primary Care - From Diagnosis to Therapy, Primary Care at a Glance Oreste Capelli, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/36836. Available from:

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