• Kameshwar Prasad


Knowledge of prognosis helps in:


Prognostic Factor Survival Curve Brain Death Important Prognostic Factor Base Population 

Further Reading

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kameshwar Prasad
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  1. 1.Department of Neurology Neurosciences Centre, and Clinical Epidemiology UnitAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew Delhi DelhiIndia

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