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Help smokers quit: Tell them their “lung age”

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dc.contributor.author Deane, Kristen en
dc.contributor.author Stevermer, James J. en
dc.contributor.author Hickner, John en
dc.date.accessioned 2010-02-15T16:25:44Z en
dc.date.available 2010-02-15T16:25:44Z en
dc.date.issued 2008-09 en
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Family Practice, 57(9) 2008: 584-586. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10355/5422 en
dc.description.abstract Perform spirometry on patients who smoke— even if they're asymptomatic—and show them their lung age—that is, the average age of a nonsmoker with a forced expiratory volume at 1 second (FEV1) equal to theirs. Doing so can help patients kick the habit. Strength of recommendation B: Based on a single well-done randomized controlled trial (RCT). en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Family Physicians Inquiries Network en
dc.relation.ispartof Priority Updates to Research Literature (PURLs) en
dc.source.uri http://data.memberclicks.com/site/fpin/60092008%20Lung%20age%20Sept%2008.pdf en
dc.subject biomarkers en
dc.subject.lcsh Spirometry en
dc.subject.lcsh Smoking -- Adverse effects en
dc.subject.lcsh Smoking -- Physiological aspects en
dc.subject.lcsh Smoking Cessation en
dc.title Help smokers quit: Tell them their “lung age” en
dc.type Article en
dc.relation.ispartofcommunity University of Missouri-Columbia. School of Medicine. Department of Family and Community Medicine. Family Physicians Inquiries Network


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