Caring for America the story of family practice by John R. Stanard

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Published by Donning Company/Publishers in Virginia Beach, Va .

Written in English

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  • Family medicine -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 124) and index.

Book details

Statementby John R. Stanard.
LC ClassificationsR729.5.G4 S68 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL656757M
ISBN 100898659922
LC Control Number97001850

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