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Can peak expiratory flow measurements reliably identify the presence of airway obstruction and bronchodilator response as assessed by FEV1 in primary care patients presenting with a persistent cough?
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  • H A Thiadens aDepartment of General Practice, bDepartment of Medical Statistics, cLeiden University Medical Centre, P O Box 2088, 2301 CB Leiden, The Netherlands Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academical Medical Centre of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, dDepartment of Lung Diseases, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • G H De Bock aDepartment of General Practice, bDepartment of Medical Statistics, cLeiden University Medical Centre, P O Box 2088, 2301 CB Leiden, The Netherlands Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academical Medical Centre of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, dDepartment of Lung Diseases, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • J C Van Houwelingen aDepartment of General Practice, bDepartment of Medical Statistics, cLeiden University Medical Centre, P O Box 2088, 2301 CB Leiden, The Netherlands Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academical Medical Centre of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, dDepartment of Lung Diseases, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • F W Dekker aDepartment of General Practice, bDepartment of Medical Statistics, cLeiden University Medical Centre, P O Box 2088, 2301 CB Leiden, The Netherlands Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academical Medical Centre of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, dDepartment of Lung Diseases, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • M W M De Waal aDepartment of General Practice, bDepartment of Medical Statistics, cLeiden University Medical Centre, P O Box 2088, 2301 CB Leiden, The Netherlands Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academical Medical Centre of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, dDepartment of Lung Diseases, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • M P Springer aDepartment of General Practice, bDepartment of Medical Statistics, cLeiden University Medical Centre, P O Box 2088, 2301 CB Leiden, The Netherlands Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academical Medical Centre of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, dDepartment of Lung Diseases, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • D S Postma aDepartment of General Practice, bDepartment of Medical Statistics, cLeiden University Medical Centre, P O Box 2088, 2301 CB Leiden, The Netherlands Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academical Medical Centre of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, dDepartment of Lung Diseases, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
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Thiadens HA, De Bock GH, Van Houwelingen JC, et al
Can peak expiratory flow measurements reliably identify the presence of airway obstruction and bronchodilator response as assessed by FEV1 in primary care patients presenting with a persistent cough?

Publication history

  • Received September 30, 1998
  • Revision requested December 2, 1998
  • Revised May 7, 1999
  • Accepted May 11, 1999
  • First published December 1, 1999.
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December 01, 1999

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