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Spinal cord injuries

orthopedic and neurological aspects

by Alan G. Hardy

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Published by Publishing Sciences Group in Acton, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spinal cord -- Wounds and injuries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alan G. Hardy and Alain B. Rossier.
    ContributionsRossier, Alain B.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 127 p . :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16210547M
    ISBN 100884160564


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