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  • Karl A. Sporer (a1) (a2)
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Sporer KA . 911 Patient Redirection. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2017;32(6):589592.

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Corresponding author
Correspondence: Karl Sporer, MD Department of Emergency Medicine UCSF San Leandro, California USA E-mail: Karl.sporer@ucsf.edu
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