An economical cure

Davidson, Russell
September 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/26/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 7, p773
Academic Journal
A letter to the editor which detailed the cost-effectiveness and efficacy of the use of topical iodine in treating a toenail colonized by an unidentified fungus, is presented.


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