Abnormal labor
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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

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Statementby L. A. Calkins.
SeriesAmerican lecture series ; no. 325. American lectures in obstetrics and gynecology, American lecture series ; no. 325. American lectures in gynecology and obstetrics
LC ClassificationsRG701 .C3 1958
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 70 p. :
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6226168M
LC Control Number57012539

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