Peripheral nerve injuries
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Peripheral nerve injuries principles of diagnosis by Webb Haymaker

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Published by Thieme in New York .
Written in English


  • Nerves, Peripheral -- Wounds and injuries,
  • Extremities (Anatomy)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published: Philadelphia : Saunders. 2nd. 1953.

StatementWebb Haymaker, Barnes Woodhall.
ContributionsWoodhall, Barnes, 1905-
LC ClassificationsRC361 .H25 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 333 p. :
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24029606M
ISBN 101879284650
LC Control Number2010285009

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