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VOLUME 25 , ISSUE 4 ( April, 2021 ) > List of Articles

LETTER TO EDITOR

Personal Protective Equipment and Fire

Bharat Paliwal, Pradeep K Bhatia, Manoj Kamal, Anamika Purohit

Keywords : Coronavirus, COVID-19, Fire, Personal protective equipment,Aerosol

Citation Information : Paliwal B, Bhatia PK, Kamal M, Purohit A. Personal Protective Equipment and Fire. Indian J Crit Care Med 2021; 25 (4):473-473.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23779

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-04-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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