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Mobilization in Indian intensive care units: Where do we stand?

Baskaran Chandrasekaran, Senthil S. Kumar, Chandra S. Sekar

Citation Information : Chandrasekaran B, Kumar SS, Sekar CS. Mobilization in Indian intensive care units: Where do we stand?. Indian J Crit Care Med 2015; 19 (3):188-189.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.152782

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-03-2015

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


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