The History and Usage of Paracetamol

@article{Spooner1976TheHA,
  title={The History and Usage of Paracetamol},
  author={J. B. Spooner and John G. Harvey},
  journal={Journal of International Medical Research},
  year={1976},
  volume={4},
  pages={1 - 6}
}
  • J. Spooner, J. Harvey
  • Published 1 February 1976
  • Medicine
  • Journal of International Medical Research

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