TITLE

New criteria for brain death?

AUTHOR(S)
Lang, C J
PUB. DATE
November 1991
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Nov1991, Vol. 54 Issue 11, p1030
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
commentary
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66023698

 

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