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Evaluation of Head and Spinal Cord Injury Care in Ecuador using the IATSIC/WHO Essential Guidelines for Trauma Care

EM Johnston, FE Mora, EB Rodas, JC Salamea, RR Ivatury

Citation Information : Johnston E, Mora F, Rodas E, Salamea J, Ivatury R. Evaluation of Head and Spinal Cord Injury Care in Ecuador using the IATSIC/WHO Essential Guidelines for Trauma Care. Panam J Trauma Crit Care Emerg Surg 2012; 1 (1):6-11.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1002

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-04-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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