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May 1999
Palliative Medicine;1999, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p266
Academic Journal
Discusses the abstract of the study `A Retrospective Review of the Frequency of Infections in Patterns of Antibiotic Utilization on a Palliative Care Unit,' by J. Pereira, S. Watanabe, and G. Wolch, published in a 1998 issue of the `Journal of Pain Symptoms Management.'


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