TITLE

SSS

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2059
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the abbreviation "SSS" is presented. It refers to sterile saline soak.
ACCESSION #
21246538

 

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