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VOLUME 18 , ISSUE 4 ( April, 2014 ) > List of Articles

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Difficult extubation after large tongue swelling in intensive care unit

Arun Maheshwari, Monish Raut

Citation Information : Maheshwari A, Raut M. Difficult extubation after large tongue swelling in intensive care unit. Indian J Crit Care Med 2014; 18 (4):256-256.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.130583

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-04-2014

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


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