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Ask the doctor about Parkinson"s disease

Michael S. Okun

Ask the doctor about Parkinson"s disease

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Published by Demos Health in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Parkinson"s disease -- Miscellanea

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael S. Okun, Hubert H. Fernandez.
    GenreMiscellanea
    ContributionsFernandez, Hubert H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC382 .O38 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24060868M
    ISBN 109781932603811
    LC Control Number2009024709


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