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Cardiovascular Psychiatry and Neurology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 429108, 4 pages
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Stroke and Disorders of Consciousness

1Department of Neurology, University Clinical Centre Tuzla, 75000 Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimatology, School of Medicine, University of Tuzla, 75000 Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Received 29 May 2012; Revised 31 July 2012; Accepted 3 August 2012

Academic Editor: Christian Humpel

Copyright © 2012 Zikrija Dostović 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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