TITLE

Internal Medicine (Research)

PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug99 Supplement, Vol. 22, pS26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents several researches pertaining to internal medicine. Accuracy of the clinical examination in diagnosing chronic obstructive airways disease; Length of stay differences in medical patients; Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors for congestive heart failure.
ACCESSION #
2386527

 

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