Evaluation of Hyperventilation in Treatment of Head Injuries

Crockard, H. A.; Coppel, D. L.; Morrow, W. F. K.
December 1973
British Medical Journal;12/15/1973, Vol. 4 Issue 5893, p634
Academic Journal
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