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How should clinicians respond to requests for potentially inappropriate treatment?

Gabriel T. Bosslet| Jozef Kesecioglu| Douglas B. White
What's New in Intensive Care
Volume 42, Issue 3 / March , 2016

Pages 422 - 425

No abstract available.

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