Procedure coding for hematologists & oncologists
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Procedure coding for hematologists & oncologists an educational guide by Lynn M. Forbes

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Published by Armour Pharmaceutical Co. in Collegeville, PA .
Written in English


  • Hematology -- Terminology -- Code numbers.,
  • Oncology -- Terminology -- Code numbers.

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Other titlesProcedure coding for hematologists and oncologists.
Statement[Lynn M. Forbes].
ContributionsArmour Pharmaceutical Company.
LC ClassificationsRC636 .F67 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 156 p. ;
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1344040M
LC Control Number92230429

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