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Identification of adults with symptoms suggestive of obstructive airways disease: Validation of a postal respiratory questionnaire

  • Timothy L Frank1Email author,
  • Peter I Frank1,
  • Jennifer A Cropper1,
  • Michelle L Hazell1,
  • Philip C Hannaford2,
  • Roseanne R McNamee3,
  • Sybil Hirsch1 and
  • Charles AC Pickering1
BMC Family Practice20034:5

Received: 15 November 2002

Accepted: 25 April 2003

Published: 25 April 2003

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Original Submission
15 Nov 2002 Submitted Original manuscript
25 Mar 2003 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mike Thomas
2 Apr 2003 Author responded Author comments - Timothy Laszlo Frank
Resubmission - Version 2
2 Apr 2003 Submitted Manuscript version 2
15 Apr 2003 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mike Thomas
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
25 Apr 2003 Editorially accepted
25 Apr 2003 Article published 10.1186/1471-2296-4-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

North West Lung Research Centre, General Practice Research Unit, North West Lung Research Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, UK
University of Aberdeen, Department of General Practice & Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
University of Manchester, Biostatistics Group, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, Manchester, UK