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Disease change and the role of medicine

the Navajo experience
  • 227 Pages
  • 3.43 MB
  • English
University of California Press , Berkeley
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StatementStephen J. Kunitz.
SeriesComparative studies of health systems and medical care
LC ClassificationsRA448.5.I5 K85 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 227 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3186625M
ISBN 100520049268
LC Control Number83047663

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