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Acute myocardial infarction and cocaine toxicity: One step closer

Ritesh G. Menezes, Suresh S. David

Citation Information : Menezes RG, David SS. Acute myocardial infarction and cocaine toxicity: One step closer. Indian J Crit Care Med 2014; 18 (2):118-118.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.126091

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-12-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


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