Discrimination against people with hepatitis B in China

  title={Discrimination against people with hepatitis B in China},
  author={Q. Kan and J. Wen and Rui Xue},
  journal={The Lancet},
www.thelancet.com Vol 386 July 18, 2015 245 As stated, both patients with a smoking history of more than 20 pack-years and those with a diagnosis of COPD (an identified cause for the cough) were excluded. Our exclusion criteria of a forced expiratory volume in 1 s to forced vital capacity ratio less than 60% meant that patients with mild airfl ow obstruction (ratio 60–70%), could be included. One patient had a ratio of 69% and had asthma, but a chronic cough completely unresponsive to intensive… Expand
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