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The history of medicine in the United States

The history of medicine in the United States

a collection of facts and documents relating to the history of medical science in this country, from the earliest English colonization to the year 1800, with a supplemental chapter on the discovery of anesthesia

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Published by J.B. Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Francis Randolph Packard.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 16087.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination542 p.
    Number of Pages542
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17545867M

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