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Respiratory emergencies

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Published by Mosby in Saint Louis .
Written in English


  • Respiratory organs -- Diseases.,
  • Respiratory distress syndrome, Adult.,
  • Medical emergencies.,
  • Pediatric emergencies.,
  • Emergencies.,
  • Respiratory distress syndrome, adult.,
  • Respiratory tract diseases.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Elaine M. Shibel, Kenneth M. Moser.
ContributionsShibel, Elaine M., 1935-, Moser, Kenneth M., 1929-
LC ClassificationsRC732 .R48
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 290 p. :
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4541362M
ISBN 100801645832
LC Control Number77008139

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