Safe use of dipyrone

  • Luis Enrique Chaparro Department of Anesthesiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Javier Mauricio Giraldo Department of Anesthesia, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada

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Chaparro LE, Giraldo JM. Safe use of dipyrone. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2020Jan.1 [cited 2021May10];48(1):55-6. Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/190

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Chaparro LE, Giraldo JM. Safe use of dipyrone. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2020Jan.1 [cited 2021May10];48(1):55-6. Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/190
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