A trial of the Bath Waters: the treatment of lead poisoning.

@article{Heywood1990ATO,
  title={A trial of the Bath Waters: the treatment of lead poisoning.},
  author={A. Heywood},
  journal={Medical History. Supplement},
  year={1990},
  pages={82 - 101}
}
  • A. Heywood
  • Published 1990
  • Medicine
  • Medical History. Supplement
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