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Nasogastric tube insertion easily done: The SORT maneuver

Mahdi Najafi

Citation Information : Najafi M. Nasogastric tube insertion easily done: The SORT maneuver. Indian J Crit Care Med 2016; 20 (8):492-493.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.188214

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-03-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; The Author(s).


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