Choosing a medical specialty
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Published by Council of Medical Specialty Societies in Lake Forest, Ill. (P.O. Box 70, Lake Forest 60045) .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Medicine -- Specialties and specialists -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statement[prepared by the CMSS Interspecialty Cooperation Committee].
ContributionsCMSS Interspecialty Cooperation Committee., Council of Medical Specialty Societies (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsR729.5.S6 C56 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination121 p. :
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2093722M
LC Control Number88138598

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