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Emergency C-section Leads to $34 Million Award in Malpractice Suit
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Benzodiazepines Prescribed with and Without Opioids at Discharge from the Emergency Department: A Serial Cross-Sectional Study of National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey Data for 2014–2019
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