Factors Associated With Use of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Seriously Ill Hospitalized Adults
Goodlin, Sarah J.
Teno, Joan M.
Fago, Julie P.
Connors, Alfred F., Jr.
Wenger, Neil S.
Phillips, Russell S.
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 1999 December 22-29; 282(24): 2333-2339
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