TITLE

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in the Intensive Care Unit

AUTHOR(S)
Lash, Ayhan Aytekin; Lusk, Brigid
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2004, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides critical care information on systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) disease. Number of deaths in the U.S. between 1979 and 1998 due to SLE; Findings of the studies conducted by M. M. Ward about critical care of patients with SLE; Description of SLE.
ACCESSION #
12919247

 

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