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Standards and recommendations for hospital care of maternity patients. by Eleanor Delfs

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Published by U.S. Dept. of labor, Children"s bureau in [Washington] .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

SeriesUnited States. Children"s Bureau. Publication, no. 314, Bureau publication (United States. Children"s Bureau) ;, no. 314.
LC ClassificationsRG12 .D4
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 22 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL262104M
LC Control Numberl 46000043

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