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VOLUME 20 , ISSUE 7 ( 2016 ) > List of Articles

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Dealing with the neglected public health issue of drowning in low-resource settings

Prateek Saurabh Shrivastava, Jegadeesh Ramasamy

Citation Information : Shrivastava PS, Ramasamy J. Dealing with the neglected public health issue of drowning in low-resource settings. Indian J Crit Care Med 2016; 20 (7):433-434.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.186264

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-07-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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