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Public and allied health personnel. Hearings, Ninety-third Congress, first session, on H.R. 9341 ... by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Public Health and Environment.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • Public health personnel -- United States.

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StatementJuly 24 and 25, 1973.
LC ClassificationsKF27 .I5567 1973s
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 146 p.
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5166040M
LC Control Number74601008

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