Capillary versus Venous Blood Glucose in Patients with Coma

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Department of Tropical Medicine, Hainan Medical University, Hainan Sheng, China; Department of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis, Serbia; Department of Biological Science, Joseph Ayobabalola University, Nigeria; Department of Community Medicine, Dr DY Patil Medical University, Pune, Maharashtra, India; Faculty of Science, Surin Rajabhat University, Thailand

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