Current Diagnosis and Treatment: A Quick Reference for the by James O Woolliscroft

By James O Woolliscroft

The 3rd variation of the guide of present analysis and therapy presents professional tips on the administration of greater than 2 hundred significant scientific issues. each one ailment is condensed into pages of data utilizing a constant structure and layout that indicates analysis and therapy instructions, observed by means of medical photos. All contributions are ready by means of experts and comprise the newest reference citations and newest scientific data.

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