Medicine and politics

1975 and after
  • 83 Pages
  • 2.91 MB
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Pitman Medical , Tunbridge Wells
Medical policy -- Great Britain, National health services -- Great Br

Places

Great Bri

Statement[by] J. Enoch Powell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA395.G6 P6 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination[5], 83 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4947563M
ISBN 100272793779
LC Control Number76375439
OCLC/WorldCa2614776

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