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Experimental epidemiology

Major Greenwood

Experimental epidemiology

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Published by H. M. Stationery off. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby M. Greenwood, A. Bradford Hill, W. W. C. Topley and J. Wilson.
ContributionsHill, Austin Bradford, Sir, 1897-, Topley, W. W. C. 1886-1944., Wilson, J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC114 .G7
The Physical Object
Pagination204 p.
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL28818M
LC Control Numbersg 36000076
OCLC/WorldCa14753703

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