Downward Delegation of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Decision-Making in a Restricted-Resource Environment: The Pitfalls of Bedside Rationing
Simpson, Christopher S.
Canadian Journal of Cardiology 2005 May 15; 21(7): 595-599
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