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Medical-Legal Aspects of Drugs

by Marcelline Burns

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Published by Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forensic Medicine,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Drugs of abuse,
  • Drug Guides,
  • Medicine / General,
  • Forensic pharmacology,
  • Pharmacology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages468
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9788115M
    ISBN 101930056192
    ISBN 109781930056190
    OCLC/WorldCa51264401

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