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An optimal control approach for blood pressure regulation during head-up tilt

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Williams, Nakeya D ; Mehlsen, Jesper ; Tran, Hien T ; Olufsen, Mette S. / An optimal control approach for blood pressure regulation during head-up tilt. I: Biological Cybernetics. 2019 ; Bind 13. s. 149-159.

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