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Smoking cessation

Respiratory Unit, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen.
BMJ (online) (Impact Factor: 16.38). 07/2006; 332(7553):1324-6. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.332.7553.1324
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