TITLE

Potassium Loss in Diuretic Therapy

AUTHOR(S)
Simpson, F. O.
PUB. DATE
July 1970
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;7/4/1970, Vol. 3 Issue 5713, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
64097355

 

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