TitlePharmacotherapy in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [electronic resource] / edited by Bartolome R. Celli
Imprint New York : Marcel Dekker, c2004
Connect tohttp://marc.crcnetbase.com/isbn/9780203913406
Descript xvii, 354 p. : ill


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