Respiratory medicine and thoracic surgery

John H Alpers, Josephine M Cranston and Alan J Crockett
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (1): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2002.tb04273.x
Published online: 7 January 2002

New advances have reinforced our understanding of respiratory disease as a complex interaction between environment, genetic predisposition and host responses.1 We describe recent advances in diseases that are a major cause of morbidity and mortality.

  • Respiratory Unit, Division of Medicine, Cardiac and Critical Care Services, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University, Bedford Park, SA.


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