Communicable diseases.

by John Fitch Landon

Publisher: F. A. Davis in Philadelphia

Written in English
Published: Pages: 546 Downloads: 940
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  • Communicable diseases.,
  • Nurses and nursing.

Edition Notes

Statement[By] John Fitch Landon. [and] Helen T. Sider. With the collaboration of George F. Hoch.
ContributionsSider, Helen T., joint author., Gage, Nina D. 1883-1946.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRT95 .L27 1964
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 546 p.
Number of Pages546
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5911149M
LC Control Number64012752
OCLC/WorldCa990375

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