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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Respiratory distress syndrome, Adult.,
  • Respiratory distress syndrome, Adult.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementRoger C. Bone, guest editor.
SeriesClinics in chest medicine,, v. 3, no. 1
ContributionsBone, Roger C.
LC ClassificationsRC941 .C65 vol. 3, no. 1, RC776.R38 .C65 vol. 3, no. 1
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 215 p. :
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4268519M
LC Control Number81014558

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