Patient n plus 1

June 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/7/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 12, p1525
Academic Journal
Discusses factors to consider in handling patient n plus 1. Requirements for physicians on caring for n plus 1; Difference between clinical practice and guidelines; Application on a pharmacogenomic information to patient n plus 1.


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