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VOLUME 16 , ISSUE 2 ( April, 2012 ) > List of Articles

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Inadvertent insertion of nasogastric tube into the trachea of a conscious patient

Uma Srivastava, Archana Agarwal, Sweta

Citation Information : Srivastava U, Agarwal A, S. Inadvertent insertion of nasogastric tube into the trachea of a conscious patient. Indian J Crit Care Med 2012; 16 (2):116-117.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.99142

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-04-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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