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Letters Lung age

Study’s conclusion about screening is unwarranted

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: (Published 08 May 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:1034
  1. Kenneth W Lin, medical officer
  1. 1Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
  1. Kenneth.Lin{at}

Although Parkes et al’s study is interesting,1 the only conclusion is that for asymptomatic smokers who undergo spirometry, communication about lung age is …

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