Global incidence and mortality of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a systematic review
Hutchinson, John P. and Fogarty, Andrew W. and Hubbard, Richard B. and McKeever, Tricia M. (2015) Global incidence and mortality of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a systematic review. European Respiratory Journal, 46 (3). pp. 795-806. ISSN 1399-3003
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/09031936.00185114
Introduction: As idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis emerges as an important public health problem, there is a need to coordinate data on incidence and mortality globally. This study aims to systematically assess all available studies to investigate the global burden of disease.
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