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Conclusions on ventilator-induced mechanical injuries associated with ventilation using abnormally large tidal volume. / Formenti, Federico.

In: Anesthesiology, Vol. 124, No. 3, 16.02.2016, p. 736.

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Formenti, F 2016, 'Conclusions on ventilator-induced mechanical injuries associated with ventilation using abnormally large tidal volume', Anesthesiology, vol. 124, no. 3, pp. 736. https://doi.org/10.1097/ALN.0000000000000998

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Formenti, F. (2016). Conclusions on ventilator-induced mechanical injuries associated with ventilation using abnormally large tidal volume. Anesthesiology, 124(3), 736. https://doi.org/10.1097/ALN.0000000000000998

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Formenti F. Conclusions on ventilator-induced mechanical injuries associated with ventilation using abnormally large tidal volume. Anesthesiology. 2016 Feb 16;124(3):736. https://doi.org/10.1097/ALN.0000000000000998

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Formenti, Federico. / Conclusions on ventilator-induced mechanical injuries associated with ventilation using abnormally large tidal volume. In: Anesthesiology. 2016 ; Vol. 124, No. 3. pp. 736.

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