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Management of central venous catheters in intensive care units: Comparative study of guidelines versus practice

Tanvir Samra, Arushi Gupta, Neerja Banerjee, Rajesh Sood

Citation Information : Samra T, Gupta A, Banerjee N, Sood R. Management of central venous catheters in intensive care units: Comparative study of guidelines versus practice. Indian J Crit Care Med 2015; 19 (1):54-56.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.148653

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-01-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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