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Published by Association of Surgical Technologists in Englewood, Colo. (7108-C S. Alton Way, Englewood 80112-2106) .
Written in English


  • Surgical technology.,
  • Operating room technicians.

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsAssociation of Surgical Technologists.
LC ClassificationsRD32.3 .S86 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 42 p. ;
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1516434M
LC Control Number93201516

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