On the treatment of some febrile diseases by the external application of cold
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Published by Lovell Print. and Pub. Co. in Montreal .
Written in English


  • Fever.,
  • Body temperature.,
  • Cold (Disease)

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Statementby T.K. Holmes.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 01537.
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16927094M
ISBN 100665015372

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