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Modern medicine

its theory and practice, in original contributions by American and foreign authors

by Sir William Osler

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Published by Lea & Febiger in Philadelphia, New York .
Written in English

  • Medicine -- Practice

  • Edition Notes

    Statemented. by William Osler and Thomas McCrae
    ContributionsMcCrae, Thomas, 1870-1935
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16397531M
    LC Control Number13023223

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