Journal of Archives in Military Medicine

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Comparison of Bier's Block and Systemic Analgesia for Upper Extremity Procedures: a Randomized Clinical Trial

Ali Mohammadshahi 1 , * , Mohammad Ali Nikoo 1 and Amir Nejati 2
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1 Department of Emergency, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Emergency, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Archives in Military Medicine: August 01, 2014, 2 (3); e19577
  • Published Online: August 30, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: April 27, 2014
  • Revised: August 31, 2014
  • Accepted: August 31, 2014
  • DOI: 10.5812/jamm.19577

To Cite: Mohammadshahi A, Nikoo M A, Nejati A. Comparison of Bier's Block and Systemic Analgesia for Upper Extremity Procedures: a Randomized Clinical Trial, J Arch Mil Med. 2014 ; 2(3):e19577. doi: 10.5812/jamm.19577.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnote
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