The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 58, Issue 3, pp 321–328 | Cite as

Environmental emergencies: Burns, major trauma and near drowning

  • Niranjan Kissoon
  • Dharmapuri Vidyasagar
Management of Critically Ill Child-III


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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Niranjan Kissoon
    • 1
    • 2
  • Dharmapuri Vidyasagar
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Pediatric Division of Victoria HospitalChildren’s Hospital of Western OntarioLondonCanada
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsUniversity of IllinoisChicagoU.S.A.

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