Treatment of Stable Patients with Penetrating Chest Trauma Caused by Stab Wounds: Three vs six Hours Follow-up
Gimar Helena Facundo, Stella Isabel Martinez, Carlos Carvajal
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Facundo GH, Martinez SI, Carvajal C. Treatment of Stable Patients with Penetrating Chest Trauma Caused by Stab Wounds: Three vs six Hours Follow-up. Panam J Trauma Crit Care Emerg Surg 2013; 2 (3):101-105.
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