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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Prospective Evaluation of a Protocol of Whole Body CT based only in Mechanism of Injury in Major Trauma Patients

Eduardo Rissi Silva, Felipe Rossi, Newton Djin Mori, Diogo FV Garcia, Edvaldo Utiyama

Citation Information : Silva ER, Rossi F, Mori ND, Garcia DF, Utiyama E. Prospective Evaluation of a Protocol of Whole Body CT based only in Mechanism of Injury in Major Trauma Patients. Panam J Trauma Crit Care Emerg Surg 2015; 4 (2):66-69.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1119

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2015; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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