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1 October 2002

Risk Index for Postoperative Pneumonia

Publication: Annals of Internal Medicine
Volume 137, Number 7
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Annals of Internal Medicine
Volume 137Number 71 October 2002
Pages: 620

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Published online: 1 October 2002
Published in issue: 1 October 2002

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Avery Tung, MD
University of Chicago; Chicago, IL 60637 (Tung, Klafta)
Jerome M. Klafta, MD
University of Chicago; Chicago, IL 60637 (Tung, Klafta)

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Avery Tung, Jerome M. Klafta. Risk Index for Postoperative Pneumonia. Ann Intern Med.2002;137:620. [Epub 1 October 2002]. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-137-7-200210010-00018

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