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The evolution of modern medicine

Sir William Osler

The evolution of modern medicine

a series of lectures delivered at Yale University in April 1913

by Sir William Osler

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Published by Kaplan Pub. in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- History,
  • History of Medicine -- Lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1921.

    StatementWilliam Osler ; foreword by TK.
    GenreLectures.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR131 .O74 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17010218M
    ISBN 109781607140535
    LC Control Number2008032660
    OCLC/WorldCa237018292

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