TITLE

Ethics and Halothane

AUTHOR(S)
Strunin, Leo; Simpson, B. R.; Walton, B. W.
PUB. DATE
November 1974
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;11/30/1974, Vol. 4 Issue 5943, p530
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
64112362

 

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