TITLE

When to use advance treatment directives

AUTHOR(S)
Pankratz, H. Robert
PUB. DATE
November 1992
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/15/1992, Vol. 147 Issue 10, p1421
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
35470540

 

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