Likelihood of death within one year among a national cohort of hospital inpatients in Scotland

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Clark, David ; Schofield, Lauren ; Graham, Fiona M. ; Gott, Merryn ; Jarlbaek, Lene (2016)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (issn: 0885-3924, vol: 52, pp: e2-e4)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2016.05.007
  • Subject: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine | Letter | Clinical Neurology | Nursing(all)

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