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Impact of air pollution on severe acute exacerbation of COPD

Authors Haider M, Shafqat MN, Zafar M

Received 13 April 2018

Accepted for publication 26 April 2018

Published 5 July 2018 Volume 2018:13 Pages 2101—2103

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/COPD.S170691

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Dr Richard Russell


Miqdad Haider,1 Muhammad Nabeel Shafqat,2 Mariam Zafar3

1Department of Internal Medicine, Fatima Memorial Hospital, Fatima Memorial College of Medicine and Dentistry, Lahore, Pakistan; 2Department of Medicine, University of Medical Sciences “Serafin Ruiz de Zarate” Villa Clara (UCMVC), Villa Clara, Cuba; 3Department of Medicine, Basic Health Unit, Nankana Sahib, Pakistan

We would like to comment on the article “Harmful impact of air pollution on severe acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: particulate matter is hazardous” by Choi et al which was published recently.1 Keeping in view the current state of affairs of our planet, and knowing that industrialization is growing fast, this article is very important in highlighting some critical issues. This is what makes this article interesting and important at the same time.

View the original paper by Choi and colleagues.

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