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Surgical versus non-surgical management of abdominal injury

  1. Angela Oyo-Ita1,*,
  2. Udey G Ugare2,
  3. Ikpeme A Ikpeme2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Injuries Group

Published Online: 14 NOV 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 31 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007383.pub2


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Oyo-Ita A, Ugare UG, Ikpeme IA. Surgical versus non-surgical management of abdominal injury. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD007383. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007383.pub2.

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  1. 1

    University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Department of Community Health, Calabar, Nigeria

  2. 2

    University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Department of Surgery, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria

*Angela Oyo-Ita, Department of Community Health, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, PMB 1278, Calabar, Nigeria. oyo_ita@yahoo.com.

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  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 14 NOV 2012

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