Role of spirometry in primary care.


Since the turn of the 20th century, a sphygmomanometer has been considered essential in the diagnosis and management of hypertension, as has the measurement of blood glucose to diagnose and manage diabetes more recently. In contrast, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma are frequently diagnosed and managed purely on the basis of history… (More)


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@article{Coates2014RoleOS, title={Role of spirometry in primary care.}, author={Allan L. Coates and Itamar E. Tamari and Brian L. Graham}, journal={Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien}, year={2014}, volume={60 12}, pages={1069-70, 1075-7} }