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Selective digestive decontamination in intensive care unit patients

Ph. Loirat| W. G. Johanson| H. K. F. Van Saene| A. Bauernfeind| A. Binslev| K. Falke| R. G. Finch| R. Launois| M. Reynaert| J. L. Robotham| G. Tognoni| A. Torres| J. W. M. Van Der Meer
Consensus Conference Report
Volume 18, Issue 3 / March , 1992

Pages 182 - 188

No abstract available.

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