Health-related quality of life in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a systematic review
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    Quality of life in IPF patients, effect of the duration of the disease

    Dear Editor,

    We read with particular interest an excellent paper of Swigris et al.[1] systemically reviewed the published literature, to 1 April 2004, on the important issue of health-related quality of life (HRQL) in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). We recently published a study (2) investigated HRQL impairment of 25 patients with histologically proven IPF using 3 HRQL questionnaires, 1 generic:...

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