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Confirmatory spirometry for adults hospitalized with a diagnosis of asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation

Valentin Prieto Centurion1, Frank Huang2, Edward T Naureckas2, Carlos A Camargo Jr3, Jeffrey Charbeneau1, Min J Joo1, Valerie G Press2 and Jerry A Krishnan14*

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1 University of Illinios at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

2 University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA

3 Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

4 University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, Medical Center Administration Building, 914 S. Wood Street, MC 973, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA

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BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2012, 12:73  doi:10.1186/1471-2466-12-73

Published: 7 December 2012

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Table S1. Characteristics of patients with acceptable and not acceptable spirometry.

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