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End stage renal disease in children

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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Chronic renal failure.,
  • Hemodialysis.,
  • Pediatric nephrology.,
  • Kidney failure, Chronic -- In infancy and childhood.,
  • Kidney failure, Chronic -- Therapy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statement[edited by] Richard N. Fine, Alan B. Gruskin.
ContributionsFine, Richard N., Gruskin, Alan B.
LC ClassificationsRJ476.K5 F56 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 586 p. :
Number of Pages586
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3164687M
ISBN 100721610250
LC Control Number83006614

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