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VOLUME 17 , ISSUE 3 ( June, 2013 ) > List of Articles

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Migration of subclavian venous catheter tip: Patient positioning in ICU makes a difference

M Ravishankar, Sameer Mahamud Jahagirdar, Laxmimani Umeshkumar, Umeshkumar Athiraman

Citation Information : Ravishankar M, Jahagirdar SM, LU, Athiraman U. Migration of subclavian venous catheter tip: Patient positioning in ICU makes a difference. Indian J Crit Care Med 2013; 17 (3):193-194.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117085

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 00-06-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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