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Response to letter from Professor Tapio Vehmas
  1. William Dill Rogers
  1. Correspondence to Dr William Dill Rogers
    , Department of Emergency Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA; wrogers{at}

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