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hand-book of pulmonary tuberculosis

Carl Victor Vischer

hand-book of pulmonary tuberculosis

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Published by R. F. Rapp in Collingswood, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tuberculosis -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Blood -- Circulation.,
  • Heart.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography at end of most of the chapters.

    Statementby Carl V. Vischer ... with a chapter on Pulmonary tuberculosis and the cardiovascular system, by Lowell L. Lane ...
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    ContributionsLane, Lowell Lefferts, 1903-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC311 .V55
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 199 p.
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6282618M
    LC Control Number32032758
    OCLC/WorldCa9311521


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