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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English


  • Congestive heart failure.,
  • Heart failure.,
  • Heart Failure, Congestive.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by C. Perret and J.L. Vincent.
SeriesUpdate in intensive care and emergency medicine ;, 6
ContributionsPerret, Claude., Vincent, J. L.
LC ClassificationsRC685.C53 A28 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 423 p. :
Number of Pages423
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2047709M
ISBN 100387191690
LC Control Number88024947

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