TITLE

EB94: Opening the Chest in the Intensive Care Unit After Cardiac Surgery: Improving Patients' Outcomes

AUTHOR(S)
Straetmans, Karen; Batra, Sanjay; Blowyck, Amy; Coleman, Jill; Delvillano, Antonio; Haugh, Patti; Hergott, Lisa; Johnson, Brooke; Naas, Corinne; Plotzk, Rita; Vell, Sylvia; Walkowit, Peter
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, pe36
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
67058406

 

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