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Discernment of Mortality Predictors in Patients with Major Injuries-direct Trauma Impact or Systemic Complications

  • Ivan Dobric1

1Department of Surgery, University Hospital Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

DOI: 10.22514/sv.2020.16.0031 Vol.16,Issue 1,June 2020 pp.209-210

Published: 30 June 2020

*Corresponding Author(s): Ivan Dobric E-mail:

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Ivan Dobric. Discernment of Mortality Predictors in Patients with Major Injuries-direct Trauma Impact or Systemic Complications. Signa Vitae. 2020. 16(1);209-210.


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