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The Conundrum of the End of Life Issues in the Intensive Care Unit

Zahid Hussain Khan 1 , * and Mojtaba Biuseh 2
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1 Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran
Article information
  • Archives of Neuroscience: October 2018, 5 (4); e83953
  • Published Online: September 15, 2018
  • Article Type: Editorial
  • Received: September 5, 2018
  • Accepted: September 5, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/ans.83953

To Cite: Hussain Khan Z, Biuseh M. The Conundrum of the End of Life Issues in the Intensive Care Unit, Arch Neurosci. 2018 ; 5(4):e83953. doi: 10.5812/ans.83953.

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