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New pharmacologic vistas in anesthesia

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Published by F.A. Davis in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Anesthetics,
  • Anesthesiology,
  • Anesthetics,
  • Anesthesia -- Trends

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBurnell R. Brown, Jr., editor.
SeriesContemporary anesthesia practice ;, v. 7
ContributionsBrown, Burnell R.
LC ClassificationsRD81 .N54 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 199 p. :
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3160144M
ISBN 100803612753
LC Control Number83001846

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