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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2008, Vol. 6 ›› Issue (1): 93-97.doi: 10.3736/jcim20080118

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Research progress in asthma-related quality of life

Ning-qun Wang1(), Liang-duo Jiang2, Zong-xing Li1   

  1. 1. Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100053, China
    2. Department of Respiratory Diseases, Dongzhimen Hospital, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing 100700, China
  • Received:2007-07-09 Online:2008-01-20 Published:2008-01-15
  • Contact: WANG Ning-qun

Key words: bronchial asthma, quality of life, review

CLC Number: 

  • R562.25
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