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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Spinal cord -- Wounds and injuries -- Treatment,
  • Spinal cord -- Wounds and injuries -- Patients -- Rehabilitation,
  • Spinal Cord Injuries -- therapy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBok Y. Lee ... [et al.].
ContributionsLee, Bok Y., 1928-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRD594.3 .S6656 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 341 p. :
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1856930M
ISBN 100721656994
LC Control Number90008929

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