Re: Technical note 'Battling trismus: the "Pat-Bite" device' by P. Mehanna Br. J. Oral Maxillofac. Surg. 48 (2010) 316.
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Specialty Registrar, Regional OMFS Unit, Southern General Hospital, 1345 Govan Road, Glasgow, Strathclyde G51 4TF, United Kingdom.
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Name: The British journal of oral & maxillofacial surgery
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20655132
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjoms.2010.06.019
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