Ethical and Clinical Issues in the Use of Home Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation for the Palliation of Breathlessness in Motor Neurone Disease
Polkey, Michael I.
Lyall, Rebecca A.
Davidson, A. Craig
Leigh, P. Nigel
Thorax 1999 April; 54(4): 367-371
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