Is Emergency Department Resuscitation of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Victims Who Arrive Pulseless Worthwhile?
Lewis, Lawrence M.
Rush, Carol and Stothert, Joseph C.
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE 8(2): 118-120, March 1990
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