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The elderly cardiac patient undergoing non-cardiac surgery

Rosaire Gray and Louise Pack

in Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199570591
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753381 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199570591.003.0012

Series: Oxford Care Manuals

The elderly cardiac patient             undergoing non-cardiac surgery

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Subjects: Geriatric Medicine ; Cardiovascular Medicine

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