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VOLUME 21 , ISSUE 10 ( 2017 ) > List of Articles

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FAST HUGS BID: Modified mnemonic for surgical patient

Abhijit Nair, Vibhavari Naik, Basanth Rayani

Citation Information : Nair A, Naik V, Rayani B. FAST HUGS BID: Modified mnemonic for surgical patient. Indian J Crit Care Med 2017; 21 (10):713-714.

DOI: 10.4103/ijccm.IJCCM_289_17

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-10-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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