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Cerebral decompression in ordinary practice an address by Ballance, Charles Alfred Sir

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


  • Surgical Decompression,
  • Intracranial Hypertension, surgery

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Statementby Charles A. Ballance
ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 71 p. :
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26285796M

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