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Small Airways Dysfunction in Asthma: Evaluation and Management
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Reference equations for respiratory system resistance and reactance in adults
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Transient reference values for impulse oscillometry for children aged 3–18 years
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Respiratory impedance in healthy subjects: baseline values and bronchodilator response
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