The Influence of Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders on Care Provided for Patients in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit of a Cancer Center
Keenan, Cheryl H.
Kish, Susannah K.
Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America 2000 September; 12(3): 385-390
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