The greatest benefit to mankind: a medical history of humanity from antiquity to the present

  title={The greatest benefit to mankind: a medical history of humanity from antiquity to the present},
  author={G{\"u}nter B Risse},
  journal={Medical History},
  pages={396 - 397}
  • G. Risse
  • Published 1999
  • Computer Science
  • Medical History
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