October 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/13/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 8, p449
Academic Journal
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one on analysis of all-cause mortality rates from 11 countries, another on the case of a 54-year-old carpenter with endogenous endophthalmitis caused by Klebsiella, and one on a prospective study related to heparin-induced skin lesions.


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