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The Mysteries Within A Surgeon Reflects on Medical Myths by Sherwin B. Nuland

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Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English


  • Medicine: General Issues,
  • Mythology,
  • Sociology Of Medicine,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • General,
  • Life Sciences - Human Anatomy & Physiology,
  • Medical / General,
  • Body, Human,
  • Folklore,
  • Human Anatomy

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7722240M
ISBN 100684854864
ISBN 109780684854861

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