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Exploring the care needs of patients with advanced COPD : an overview of the literature. / Gardiner, Clare; Gott, Merryn; Payne, Sheila; Small, Neil; Barnes, Sarah; Halpin, David; Ruse, Charlotte; Seamark, David.

In: Respiratory Medicine, Vol. 104, No. 2, 02.2010, p. 159-165.

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Gardiner, C, Gott, M, Payne, S, Small, N, Barnes, S, Halpin, D, Ruse, C & Seamark, D 2010, 'Exploring the care needs of patients with advanced COPD : an overview of the literature.', Respiratory Medicine, vol. 104, no. 2, pp. 159-165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2009.09.007

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Gardiner, C., Gott, M., Payne, S., Small, N., Barnes, S., Halpin, D., ... Seamark, D. (2010). Exploring the care needs of patients with advanced COPD : an overview of the literature. Respiratory Medicine, 104(2), 159-165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2009.09.007

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Gardiner C, Gott M, Payne S, Small N, Barnes S, Halpin D et al. Exploring the care needs of patients with advanced COPD : an overview of the literature. Respiratory Medicine. 2010 Feb;104(2):159-165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2009.09.007

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Gardiner, Clare ; Gott, Merryn ; Payne, Sheila ; Small, Neil ; Barnes, Sarah ; Halpin, David ; Ruse, Charlotte ; Seamark, David. / Exploring the care needs of patients with advanced COPD : an overview of the literature. In: Respiratory Medicine. 2010 ; Vol. 104, No. 2. pp. 159-165.

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