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Author Correction: “Tossing a coin:” defining the excessive use of short-acting beta2-agonists in asthma—the views of general practitioners and asthma experts in primary and secondary care

npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicinevolume 29, Article number: 1 (2019) | Download Citation

Correction to: npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine; Published online 18 July 2018

In the PDF and HTML versions of this Brief Communication a couple of words are not shown in a sentence in the penultimate sentence of the first paragraph of the Results, changing the meaning. This sentence should have been “The setting of a SABA use threshold was likened to “tossing a coin” (Expert 3, primary care).”

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  1. Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research, Barts Institute for Population Health Sciences, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK

    • Shauna McKibben
    •  & Chris Griffiths
  2. Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research, Imperial College and Royal Brompton Hospital, Biomedical Research Unit at the Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust and Imperial College London, London, UK

    • Andy Bush
  3. Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research, Primary Care and Population Sciences, University of Southampton and NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre, Southampton, UK

    • Mike Thomas


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