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BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7183.593 (Published 27 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:593

Article usage

Article metrics provide readers and authors with an indication of how often a specific article has been accessed month by month. It counts three formats - abstract/extract, full text and pdf. The page is updated each day.

Usage statistics: July 2003 to January 2020

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Dec 20191534914
Jan 202063249
Total226752889813410