You have a pacemaker
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You have a pacemaker by Barbara Johnston Fletcher

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Published by Pritchett & Hull Associates in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English


  • Cardiac pacemakers -- Testing.,
  • Cardiac pacemakers.

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Bibliography: p. [3] of cover.

StatementBarbara L. Johnston, Julia Ann Purcell.
ContributionsPurcell, Julia Ann, 1943-
LC ClassificationsRC684.P3 J63 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3783120M
ISBN 100939838087
LC Control Number81023461

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