After a stroke a support book for patients, caregivers, families, and friends by G. A. Donnan

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Published by North Atlantic Books in Berkeley, Calif .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Book details

StatementGeoffrey Donnan, Carol Burton.
SeriesThe Family health series
ContributionsBurton, Carol.
LC ClassificationsRC388.5 .D634 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1351610M
ISBN 101556431309
LC Control Number92241764

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