Critical care of the trauma patient

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W.B. Saunders , Philadelphia
Traumatology, Critical care medicine, Intensive care
Statement C. William Schwab, Patrick M. Reilly, guest editors.
SeriesSurgical clinics of North America -- v. 80, no. 3
ContributionsSchwab, C. William., Reilly, Patrick M.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi., pp. 783-1091 ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23381301M

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