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Vol 88, No 6 (2020)
Letter to the Editor
Published online: 2020-10-27
Submitted: 2020-06-05
Accepted: 2020-06-08
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The “masks for the ventilator” in the COVID-19 era

Rohit Kumar, Siddharth Raj Yadav, Amit Kumar, Pranav Ish, Nitesh Gupta, Shibdas Chakrabarti
DOI: 10.5603/ARM.a2020.0124
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Pubmed: 33393660
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Adv Respir Med 2020;88(6):630-632.

open access

Vol 88, No 6 (2020)
LETTERS
Published online: 2020-10-27
Submitted: 2020-06-05
Accepted: 2020-06-08

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Keywords

COVID-19; filter; ventilators

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Title

The “masks for the ventilator” in the COVID-19 era

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Vol 88, No 6 (2020)

Article type

Letter to the Editor

Pages

630-632

Published online

2020-10-27

DOI

10.5603/ARM.a2020.0124

Pubmed

33393660

Bibliographic record

Adv Respir Med 2020;88(6):630-632.

Keywords

COVID-19
filter
ventilators

Authors

Rohit Kumar
Siddharth Raj Yadav
Amit Kumar
Pranav Ish
Nitesh Gupta
Shibdas Chakrabarti

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