Health services for adults with physical disability a survey of provision by the Health and Social Services Boards in Northern Ireland in 1988-89 by Michael Swallow

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Published by Ulster Medical Society in [Belfast] .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Supplement to Ulster medical journal, v.60, April, 1991.

Book details

Other titlesUlster Medical Journal.
Statementeditors, M. Swallow, P. Darragh.
ContributionsDarragh, Paul., Ulster Medical Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination28p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17390942M

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