TITLE

EB66: Collaboration Between 2 Hospital Departments to Improve Care of Patients With Sepsis

AUTHOR(S)
Pontius, Rebecca; Miller, Crystal
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, pe20
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
67054941

 

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