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Year in review in intensive care medicine: 2003. II. Brain injury, hemodynamics, gastrointestinal tract, renal failure, metabolism, trauma, and postoperativeOpen access

Edward Abraham| Peter Andrews| Massimo Antonelli| Laurent Brochard| Christian Brun-Buisson| Geoffrey Dobb| Jean-Yves Fagon| Johan Groeneveld| Jordi Mancebo| Philipp Metnitz| Stefano Nava| Michael Pinsky| Peter Radermacher| Marco Ranieri| Christian Richard| Robert Tasker| Benoit Vallet
Special Article
Volume 30, Issue 7 / July , 2004

Pages 1266 - 1275

No abstract available.


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