Actions and uses of drugs
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Actions and uses of drugs a textbook for nurses by Windsor C. Cutting

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Published by Stanford university press in Stanford University, Calif .
Written in English


  • Drugs,
  • Pharmacology,
  • Therapeutics

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Edition Notes

Statementby Windsor C. Cutting.
LC ClassificationsRS187 .C96
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 326, [10] p.
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20024868M
LC Control Number46000150

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