Key concepts in medical and behavioral research

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Medicine, Experimental, Social sciences -- Research, Research -- Method
Statementby Fred Leavitt.
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LC ClassificationsR850 .L43 2008
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL23147507M
ISBN 139780875730981
LC Control Number2009000082
OCLC/WorldCa299280529

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