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The lay health worker-patient relationship in promoting pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) in COPD: what makes it work?

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The lay health worker-patient relationship in promoting pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) in COPD: what makes it work? / White, Patrick Thomas; Gilworth, Gillian Lynn; Lewin, Simon; Wright, Alison ; Taylor, Stephanie JC; Tuffnell, Rachel; Hogg, Lauren; Hopkinson, Nicholas; Singh, Sally J.

In: Chronic Respiratory Disease, Vol. 16, 2019.

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White, PT, Gilworth, GL, Lewin, S, Wright, A, Taylor, SJC, Tuffnell, R, Hogg, L, Hopkinson, N & Singh, SJ 2019, 'The lay health worker-patient relationship in promoting pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) in COPD: what makes it work?', Chronic Respiratory Disease, vol. 16. https://doi.org/10.1177/1479973119869329

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White, P. T., Gilworth, G. L., Lewin, S., Wright, A., Taylor, S. JC., Tuffnell, R., Hogg, L., Hopkinson, N., & Singh, S. J. (2019). The lay health worker-patient relationship in promoting pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) in COPD: what makes it work? Chronic Respiratory Disease, 16. https://doi.org/10.1177/1479973119869329

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White PT, Gilworth GL, Lewin S, Wright A, Taylor SJC, Tuffnell R et al. The lay health worker-patient relationship in promoting pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) in COPD: what makes it work? Chronic Respiratory Disease. 2019;16. https://doi.org/10.1177/1479973119869329

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White, Patrick Thomas ; Gilworth, Gillian Lynn ; Lewin, Simon ; Wright, Alison ; Taylor, Stephanie JC ; Tuffnell, Rachel ; Hogg, Lauren ; Hopkinson, Nicholas ; Singh, Sally J. / The lay health worker-patient relationship in promoting pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) in COPD: what makes it work?. In: Chronic Respiratory Disease. 2019 ; Vol. 16.

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