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In reply: Pain exposure physical therapy in complex regional pain syndrome: promising enough to warrant further investigation

  • Daniela Bravo
  • Silvia Duong
  • Keith J. Todd
  • Roderick J. Finlayson
  • D. Q. TranEmail author
In reply

Notes

Conflicts of interest

None declared.

Editorial responsibility

This submission was handled by Dr. Hilary P. Grocott, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesia, Hospital Clínico Universidad de ChileUniversity of ChileSantiagoChile
  2. 2.Jewish General Hospital, Herzl Family Medicine Center MontrealMontrealCanada
  3. 3.Department of Anesthesia, Montreal General HospitalMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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