Managing Headache in Primary Care
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Managing Headache in Primary Care by Peter J. Goadsby

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Published by Blackwell Publishers .
Written in English


  • General practice,
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Pain (Medical Aspects),
  • Specific Neurologic Diseases,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Neurology - Headache,
  • Health Care Issues

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11051008M
ISBN 100865426724
ISBN 109780865426726

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