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Physician perspectives on the burden and management of asthma in six countries: The Global Asthma Physician Survey (GAPS)

  • Kenneth R. Chapman1,
  • David Hinds2Email author,
  • Peter Piazza3,
  • Chantal Raherison4,
  • Michael Gibbs5,
  • Timm Greulich6,
  • Kenneth Gaalswyk7,
  • Jiangtao Lin8,
  • Mitsuru Adachi9 and
  • Kourtney J. Davis2
BMC Pulmonary MedicineBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:153

Received: 15 December 2016

Accepted: 10 November 2017

Published: 23 November 2017

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Original Submission
15 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - David Mannino
7 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Andrew Menzies-Gow
24 Aug 2017 Author responded Author comments - Kenneth Chapman
Resubmission - Version 2
24 Aug 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
23 Oct 2017 Author responded Author comments - Kenneth Chapman
Resubmission - Version 3
23 Oct 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
10 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
23 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12890-017-0492-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Real World Evidence & Epidemiology, GlaxoSmithKline, Collegeville, USA
Five Dock Family Medical Practice, Five Dock, Australia
Bordeaux University, Bordeaux, France
Global Respiratory Franchise, GlaxoSmithKline, Brentford, UK
University Medical Centre Giessen and Marburg, Philipps-University Marburg, Marburg, Germany
Abt SRBI, Silver Spring, USA
China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing, China
International University of Health and Welfare, Tokyo, Japan