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Clinical management of the airway

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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Lungs -- Diseases, Obstructive.,
  • Airway Obstruction -- therapy.,
  • Airway Obstruction -- diagnosis.,
  • Intubation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] James T. Roberts.
ContributionsRoberts, James T. 1937-
LC ClassificationsRC776.O3 C53 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 491 p. :
Number of Pages491
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1404010M
ISBN 100721636705
LC Control Number93012115

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