Legal and Ethical Aspects of Driving and Working in Patients With an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
Anderson, Mark H.
Camm, A. John
AMERICAN HEART JOURNAL 1994 April; 127(4 Part 2): 1185-1193
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