by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, Reference Section ; Washington, D.C. : For sale by the Supt. of. Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English
|Statement||prepared by Peggie S. Tillman.|
|Series||Current bibliographies in medicine -- no. 92-3.|
|Contributions||National Library of Medicine (U.S.). Reference Section.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 36 p.|
|Number of Pages||36|
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