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An essay on the certainty of medicine

by P. J. G. Cabanis

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Published by R. Desilver in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDu degré de certitude en médecine.
    Statementby P.J.G. Cabanis. Translated from the French, by R. La Roche, M.D.
    ContributionsLa Roche, R. 1795-1872, tr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR130 .C25
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. 1., 119 p.
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6309492M
    LC Control Number34025554
    OCLC/WorldCa3983602

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