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Anticoagulation for Embolic Stroke

John Maher, MB, BC, BAO, MRCPI, FRCPC; Vladimir C. Hachinski, MD, FRCPC, DSc(Med)
JAMA. 1993;269(10):1309. doi:10.1001/jama.1993.03500100109041.
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