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Medical readings on drug abuse

Oliver Erasmus Byrd

Medical readings on drug abuse

by Oliver Erasmus Byrd

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug abuse -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    A bibliography with abstracts.

    Statement[by] Oliver E. Byrd.
    SeriesAddison-Wesley series in health education
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC566 .B9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 274 p.
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4574149M
    LC Control Number77100856

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