Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 41, Issue 9, pp 1703–1706 | Cite as

Ten ‘short-lived’ beliefs in intensive care medicine

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Intensive CareRigshospitalet, University of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark
  2. 2.The George Institute for Global HealthSydneyAustralia
  3. 3.St George Clinical School, University of New South WalesSydneyAustralia

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