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Diseases in antiquity

a survey of the diseases, injuries and surgery of early populations

by D. R. Brothwell

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Published by C.C. Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled and edited by Don Brothwell and A.T. Sandison.
ContributionsSandison, A. T.
The Physical Object
Pagination766p.
Number of Pages766
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18674459M
ISBN 100398002339
OCLC/WorldCa511709

Respiratory Diseases are an important contributor to the morbidity and mortality of mankind since antiquity and its prevalence is on rise in with new disease are being recognized, however little importance has been given to the respiratory disease due to low level of awareness in physicians and general : Bassam H. Mahboub.


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