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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bronchitis -- Diagnosis.,
  • Emphysema, Pulmonary -- Diagnosis.,
  • Pulmonary function tests.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [95]-109.

StatementDan C. Stănescu.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC778 .S74
The Physical Object
Pagination109 p. :
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5211094M
ISBN 100397581890
LC Control Number75039152
OCLC/WorldCa2016841

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