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Logo of procrsmedFormerly medchtJournal of the Royal Society of MedicineProceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine
Proc R Soc Med. 1958 February; 51(2): 101–104.
PMCID: PMC1889561

Methods of Measuring Pulmonary Diffusing Capacity and their Significance

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