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dc.contributor.authorDeane, Kristenen
dc.contributor.authorStevermer, James J.en
dc.contributor.authorHickner, Johnen
dc.date.issued2008-09eng
dc.description.abstractPerform 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.identifier.citationJournal of Family Practice, 57(9) 2008: 584-586.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10355/5422en
dc.publisherFamily Physicians Inquiries Networken
dc.relation.ispartofPriority Updates to Research Literature (PURLs)en
dc.relation.ispartofcommunityUniversity of Missouri-Columbia. School of Medicine. Department of Family and Community Medicine. Family Physicians Inquiries Network
dc.source.urihttp://data.memberclicks.com/site/fpin/60092008%20Lung%20age%20Sept%2008.pdfen
dc.subjectbiomarkersen
dc.subject.lcshSpirometryen
dc.subject.lcshSmoking -- Adverse effectsen
dc.subject.lcshSmoking -- Physiological aspectsen
dc.subject.lcshSmoking Cessationen
dc.titleHelp smokers quit: Tell them their “lung age”en
dc.typeArticleen


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