TITLE

Medical education

PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `Improving the accuracy of death certification,' by K.A. Myers and D.R.E. Farguhar.
ACCESSION #
9708236488

 

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