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Understanding variability of end-of-life care in the ICU for the elderly

J. Randall Curtis| Ruth A. Engelberg| Joan M. Teno
Understanding the Disease
Volume 43, Issue 1 / January , 2017

Pages 94 - 96

No abstract available.

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