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Endotracheal Tube Cuff Pressure Monitor: A Fancy Gadget or Necessary Tool in Intensivist's Armamentarium

Citation Information : Endotracheal Tube Cuff Pressure Monitor: A Fancy Gadget or Necessary Tool in Intensivist's Armamentarium. Indian J Crit Care Med 2021; 25 (2):121-122.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23742

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 17-04-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


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