Includes bibliographical references (p. -262) and index.
|Other titles||EOA :|
|Series||Oxford medical publications|
|LC Classifications||HQ796 .G69975 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||268 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||268|
|LC Control Number||2004302882|
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