TITLE

Epidurals and fever: association or cause?

PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;09/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 5, p511
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
22951500

 

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