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Slovak president's fight for life raises health care fears

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 08 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:71
  1. Katka Krosnar
  1. Prague

    The standard of health care provided to the president of Slovakia, Rudolf Schuster, has raised questions about the critical state of the country's health system.

    Mr Schuster, 66, developed complications after undergoing an operation for a perforated colon. Five days after the initial surgery, surgeons operated again when …

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