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Canadian Respiratory Journal
Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 34-39
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/1995/584143
Original Article

Overreliance on Bronchodilators as a Risk Factor for Life-Threatening Asthma

Pierre Ernst,1 Brenda Hemmelgarn,2 Donald W Cockcroft,3 and Samy Suissa1

1Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
2Department of Medicine, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
3Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Copyright © 1995 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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