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History of medicine

a brief outline of medical history and sects of physicians, from the earliest historic period; with an extended account of the new schools of the healing art in the nineteenth century, and especially a history of American eclectic practice of medicine, never before published
  • 946 Pages
  • 2.20 MB
  • English
New England Eclectic Publ. Co. , New Sharon, Maine
History of Medicine., History, 19th Century., Eclecticism, Histor
Statementby Alexander Wilder.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 946 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14747815M
LC Control Number01014648

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