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The actual position of the tuberculosis problem to-day being address delivered by request at the conference of the National Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis at Birmingham, July, 1923 by Philip, Robert William Sir

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  • Prevention & control,
  • National Association for the Prevention of Tuberculosis (Great Britain),
  • Sanatoriums,
  • Special Hospitals,
  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

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Statementby Sir Robert Philip, M.D., LL.D., President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Professor of Tuberculosis in the University of Edinburgh
The Physical Object
Pagination35 pages
Number of Pages35
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Open LibraryOL26971353M

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