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Notes on antiseptic surgery in war by H. Melladew

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Published by Ranken in London .
Written in English


  • Military Medicine,
  • Antisepsis

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Statementby H. Melladew
ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26287592M

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