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If the film, such as The Lord of the Rings, is based on a book, it may be pertinent to understand the popularity of that book.
Previous work, including studies comparing home versus hospital therapy (20) and comparing outcome according to smear or culture status at discharge (21), is [is greater than] 25 years old and may no longer be pertinent to TB care in the 21st century.