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South African Journal of Surgery

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S. Afr. j. surg. vol.48 n.1 Cape Town Feb. 2010

 

EDITORIAL

 

Damage control surgery

 

 

A. J. NicolI; P. H. NavsariaI; J. E. J. KrigeII

ITrauma Centre Groote Schuur Hospital, and Department of Surgery University of Cape Town
IIDepartment of Surgery University of Cape Town

 

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