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BMC Pulmonary Medicine

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Factors associated with patient visits to the emergency department for asthma therapy

  • Hamdan AL-Jahdali1, 4Email author,
  • Ahmed Anwar2,
  • Abdullah AL-Harbi1,
  • Salim Baharoon1,
  • Rabih Halwani3,
  • Abdulllah Al Shimemeri1 and
  • Saleh Al-Muhsen3
BMC Pulmonary Medicine201212:80

Received: 27 November 2012

Accepted: 14 December 2012

Published: 17 December 2012

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Original Submission
27 Nov 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
5 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ozge Yilmaz
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Hamdan AL-Jahdali
Resubmission - Version 3
13 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
14 Dec 2012 Editorially accepted
17 Dec 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2466-12-80

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Division-ICU, King Saud University for Health Sciences
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Health, Informatics, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Asthma Research Chair and Prince Naif Center for Immunology Research, Department of Paediatrics, College of Medicine, King Saud University
Head of Pulmonary Division, Medical Director of Sleep Disorders Center, Adjunct professor McGill University, King Saud University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh