Consumption, why so fatal? What are the means by which it can be prevented in those predisposed to, and its progress arrested in those already affected with it? The above queries solved in a manner intelligible to every reader, experience and common sense furnishing the solutions by John Tyrrell

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Published by Henry Renshaw, medical publisher, 356, Strand in London .

Written in English

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  • Prevention & control,
  • Therapy,
  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis,
  • Tuberculosis

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StatementBy John Tyrrell
The Physical Object
Pagination4 unnumbered pages, 112 pages, 2 unnumbered pages ;
Number of Pages112
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Open LibraryOL26268557M

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