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Critical care of elderly in India: Coming of age?

Citation Information : Critical care of elderly in India: Coming of age?. Indian J Crit Care Med 2014; 18 (12):771-772.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.146288

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-12-2008

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


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