Physical examination in health and disease
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Physical examination in health and disease by Rudolph H. Kampmeier

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


  • Physical diagnosis.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Rudolph H. Kampmeier [and] Thomas M. Blake.
ContributionsBlake, Thomas M. 1920- joint author.
LC ClassificationsRC76 .K3 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 709 p.
Number of Pages709
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4752640M
LC Control Number78079904

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