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Liver failure

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Published by Churchill Livingstone in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hepatorenal syndrome.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Roger Williams.
    SeriesClinics in critical care medicine
    ContributionsWilliams, Roger, 1931-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC848.H46
    The Physical Object
    Pagination230p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21427863M
    ISBN 100443031096


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