The Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health

Wysong, Pippa
October 2002
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Oct2002, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p178
Academic Journal
Provides information on the Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH) in Vancouver, British Columbia. Research projects of the ICRH; Joint research initiative of the ICRH, the Canadian Institutes for Health Research and the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; Details of the Focus on Stroke Training project of the ICRH.


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