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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) (cont.)

Author and Editor

Author: George Schiffman, MD, FCCP

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

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Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Sat Sharma, MD, FRCPC, FCCP, Program Director, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Divisions of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Manitoba; Site Coordinator of Respiratory Medicine, St Boniface General Hospital. Editors: Ryland P Byrd Jr, MD, Chief of Pulmonary Medicine, Medical Director of Respiratory Therapy, Quillen VA Medical Center; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Zab Mosenifar, MD, Director, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Executive Vice Chair, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Professor of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine.


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