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Preinduction-focused Transthoracic Echocardiography by Anesthesiologists in Cardiac Surgical Patients: “Checks and Balances” Approach improves Patient Care!

Cynthia Wells

Citation Information : Wells C. Preinduction-focused Transthoracic Echocardiography by Anesthesiologists in Cardiac Surgical Patients: “Checks and Balances” Approach improves Patient Care!. J Perioper Echocardiogr 2017; 5 (1):1-2.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10034-1060

License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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