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The properties and uses of drugs

by Rusby, Henry Hurd

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Published by Blakiston in Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • Drugs,
  • Drug Therapy,
  • Materia medica

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Henry H. Rusby, A. Richard Bliss, Jr., Charles W. Ballard
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 823 pages :
    Number of Pages823
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26380318M

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