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Organ Dysfunction as an Outcome Measure: The Sofa Score

  • Jean-Louis Vincent


Public Health Emergency Medicine Organ Dysfunction Sofa Score 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Louis Vincent
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  1. 1.Department of Intensive CareErasme University Hospital, Free University of BrusselsBelgium

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