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Mistakes were Made, but not by You

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Peripheral 3% Hypertonic Saline is Safe

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Peripheral Hypertonic Saline

Esophageal Temperatures vs. Other Sites


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Search Strategy: Hypothermia Temperature Measurement

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Search Strategy: hypothermia esophageal temperature measurement

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