Epidemiology in Old Age by Alex Kalache

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .

Written in English

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  • Epidemiology & medical statistics,
  • Geriatric medicine,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Medical / Epidemiology

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ContributionsShah Ebrahim (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages450
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7868332M
ISBN 100727909487
ISBN 109780727909480

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