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The Annual Consumer"s Guide to Health & Medicine on the Internet 2000 (Health and Medicine on the Internet)

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Published by Health Information Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine (General),
  • Public Health (General),
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Diet / Health / Fitness,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Internet - Web Site Directories,
  • Online Services - General,
  • Reference,
  • General,
  • Healing,
  • Public Health,
  • Computer network resources,
  • Health,
  • Medical care,
  • Medicine

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJames B. Davis (Editor), Kathryn Swanson (Editor), Maureen Lynch (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages950
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12175877M
    ISBN 101885987188
    ISBN 109781885987181
    OCLC/WorldCa43739534


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The Annual Consumer's Guide to Health & Medicine on the Internet Edited by James B. Davis. Los Angeles, CA: Health Information Press, p. $Author: Elizabeth H. Wood. Annual consumer's guide to health & medicine on the Internet Los Angeles, Calif.: Health Information Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Annual consumer's guide to health & medicine on the Internet Los Angeles, Calif.: Health Information Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Vols. for: > edited by: James B. Davis. Description: volumes: illustrations ; 23 cm: Other Titles: The annual consumer's guide to health & medicine on the Internet Health & medicine on the Internet.

The Annual Consumer's Guide to Health & Medicine on the Internet By Elizabeth H. Wood Topics: Book ReviewsAuthor: Elizabeth H. Wood.

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