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COPE Council. Spanish: all flowcharts. Version 1. 2006 https://doi.org/10.24318/cope.2019.2.37

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COPE Council. Polish: all flowcharts. Version 1. 2006 https://doi.org/10.24318/cope.2019.2.36

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COPE Council. Persian: 14 flowcharts. Version 1. 2006 https://doi.org/10.24318/cope.2019.2.35

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COPE Council. Japanese: all flowcharts. Version 1. 2006 https://doi.org/10.24318/cope.2019.2.34

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COPE Council. Italian: all flowcharts. Version 1. 2006 https://doi.org/10.24318/cope.2019.2.33

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COPE Council. French: all flowcharts. Version 1. 2006 https://doi.org/10.24318/cope.2019.2.32

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COPE Council. Croatian: all flowcharts. Version 1. 2006 https://doi.org/10.24318/cope.2019.2.31

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COPE Council. Chinese: all flowcharts. Version 1. 2006 https://doi.org/10.24318/cope.2019.2.30

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COPE Council. Arabic: all flowcharts. Version 1. 2006 https://doi.org/10.24318/cope.2019.2.29

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