TITLE

Respiratory insufficiency due to high anterior cervical cord infarction

AUTHOR(S)
Howard, R. S.; Thorpe, J.; Barker, R.; Revesz, T.; Hirsch, N.; Miller, D.; Williams, A. J.
PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Mar1998, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p358
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66299327

 

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