TITLE

The experiences of an acute stroke unit - implications for multicentre acute stroke trials

AUTHOR(S)
Morris, A. D.; Grosset, D. G.; Squire, I. B.; Lees, K. R.; Bone, I.; Reid, J. L.
PUB. DATE
April 1993
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Apr1993, p352
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66345579

 

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