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Diptheria its nature, history, causes, prevention and treatment on hygienic principles : with a resume of the various theories and practices of the medical profession by R. T. Trall

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Published by Fowler and Wells in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby R.T. Trall.
The Physical Object
Pagination276 p. ;
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14750585M
LC Control Number98058836

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