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ISRN Emergency Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 976518, 3 pages
Emergency Room Admission of On-Duty Police at a Swiss University Hospital
Department of Emergency Medicine, Inselspital, University Hospital Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
Received 17 January 2012; Accepted 15 February 2012
Academic Editors: L. V. Downey and S. C. Shapira
Copyright © 2012 Aristomenis K. Exadaktylos 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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