Physical constitution and smoking habits of patients with idiopathic spontaneous pneumothorax.

@article{Nakamura1983PhysicalCA,
  title={Physical constitution and smoking habits of patients with idiopathic spontaneous pneumothorax.},
  author={Hiroshi Nakamura and R Izuchi and Tomoko Hagiwara and S Izumi and Joichi Konishiike and Izumi Omura and Shigeru Sakai and Yuji Shigematsu and Masamoto Akutagawa and Yoshiaki Takeno},
  journal={Japanese journal of medicine},
  year={1983},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={
          2-8
        }
}
This is a report on a statistical study comparing the Kaup index and the level of tobacco consumption of patients with idiopathic spontaneous pneumothorax and those of healthy subjects. A statistically significant difference was found between the average Kaup index of the patients with idiopathic spontaneous pneumothorax and that of normal healthy individuals in Japan as published by the Ministry of Health and Welfare. A statistically significant difference was also found in the physical… CONTINUE READING

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