TITLE

Evidence-based care writings: gobbledegook

AUTHOR(S)
Morgan, W. Keith C.; Guyatt, Gordon
PUB. DATE
October 1994
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/1/1994, Vol. 151 Issue 7, p916
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
35492165

 

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