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    • Are physicians in primary health care able to recognize pulmonary fibrosis? 

      Purokivi, Minna; Hodgson, Ulla; Myllärniemi, Marjukka; Salomaa, Eija-Riitta; Kaarteenaho, Riitta (Informa UK Limited, 2017)
      Background: The early diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) has become increasingly important due to evolving treatment options. IPF patients experience a significant delay in receiving an accurate diagnosis, ...
    • Underlying and immediate causes of death in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis 

      Kärkkäinen, M; Nurmi, H; Kettunen, HP; Selander, T; Purokivi, M; Kaarteenaho, R (Springer NatureBritannia, 2018)
      Background The most common cause of death of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) has been reported to be the lung disease itself and mortality from IPF appears to be increasing. However, the causes of death ...