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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 703942, 7 pages
Critical Analysis of PIM2 Score Applicability in a Tertiary Care PICU in Western India
1Department of Pediatrics, Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad, Anand, Gujarat 388325, India
2Central Research Services, Charutar Arogya Mandal, Karamsad, Anand, Gujarat 388325, India
Received 12 January 2014; Revised 20 March 2014; Accepted 8 April 2014; Published 27 April 2014
Academic Editor: Hans Juergen Laws
Copyright © 2014 Vivek V. Shukla et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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