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The prevention of epidemics

The prevention of epidemics

and the construction and management of isolation hospitals

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Published by J. & A. Churchill in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communicable diseases -- Prevention.,
  • Communicable diseases -- Hospitals.,
  • Isolation (Hospital care),
  • Epidemics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Roger McNeill.
    SeriesAdelaide Nutting historical nursing collection -- AN 0200.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxii, 247 p., [27] leaves of plates
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16550859M

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