History of medicine

August 1997
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS34
Academic Journal
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `Napoleon Bonaparte, the cause of death,' by J.T. Hindmarsh and P.F. Corso from the Yale University.


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