Physical agents for physical therapists

by Griffin, James E.

Publisher: Thomas in Springfield, Ill

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  • Physical therapy -- Equipment and supplies.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby James E. Griffin and Terence C. Karselis, with a contribution by Dean P. Currier.
ContributionsKarselis, Terence C., Currier, Dean P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRM701 .G75 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 464 p. :
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4263182M
ISBN 100398045798
LC Control Number81008986

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