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History of medicine in the United States.

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Published by Hafner Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Medicine -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Series[History of medicine series]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsR151 .P12 1963
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. (xxv, 1323 p.)
      Number of Pages1323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5885855M
      LC Control Number63018176


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History of medicine in the United States. by Francis R. Packard Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is a successor to Packard's well known "History of Medicine in the United States," which has long been out of print. The first volume is in the form, for the most part, of a narrative history of medicine in the United States, but the second volume contains a series of articles on the history of various History of medicine in the United States.

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Although Volumes II through VII of the History have appeared in print, Volume I.