Transparent Guideline Methodology Needed

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Transparent Guideline Methodology Needed. / Lidal, Ingeborg; Norén, Camilla; Mäkelä, Marjukka.

In: Anesthesiology, Vol. 119, No. 3, 09.2013, p. 739.

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Lidal, I, Norén, C & Mäkelä, M 2013, 'Transparent Guideline Methodology Needed', Anesthesiology, vol. 119, no. 3, pp. 739.

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Lidal, I., Norén, C., & Mäkelä, M. (2013). Transparent Guideline Methodology Needed. Anesthesiology, 119(3), 739.

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Lidal I, Norén C, Mäkelä M. Transparent Guideline Methodology Needed. Anesthesiology. 2013 Sep;119(3):739.

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Lidal, Ingeborg ; Norén, Camilla ; Mäkelä, Marjukka. / Transparent Guideline Methodology Needed. In: Anesthesiology. 2013 ; Vol. 119, No. 3. pp. 739.

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