TITLE

Hospital mortality among major trauma victims admitted on weekends and evenings: a cohort study

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes;2009, Vol. 3, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
44188978

 

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