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Emergency medical procedures for the home, auto & workplace

Emergency medical procedures for the home, auto & workplace

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Published by Prentice Hall in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical emergencies -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.,
  • First aid in illness and injury -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Patricia B. Hill, editor].
    SeriesEmergency medical procedures
    ContributionsHill, Patricia B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC86.7 .E576 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1543401M
    ISBN 10013273723X
    LC Control Number91022353


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