• Samir Jaber

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    Intensive Care Unit Anaesthesia and Critical Care Department Saint Eloi Teaching Hospital University Montpellier 1 Montpellier, France
    INSERM U1046 CNRS UMR 9214 Montpellier, France

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    Apnoeic Oxygenation for Intubation - Where is the Evidence?

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