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Ventilation Options for COPD - References


  1. Keenan SP, et al. (2003). Which patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease benefit from noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation? Annals of Internal Medicine, 138: 861-870.

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