Physician"s guide to prevention and treatment of osteoporosis
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Published by National Osteoporosis Foundation in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Osteoporosis.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementdeveloped by the National Osteoporosis Foundation in collaboration with American Academy of of Orthopaedic Surgeons ... [and other organizations].
ContributionsNational Osteoporosis Foundation., American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC931.O73 P48 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20793907M

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