TITLE

Methotrexate and misoprostol used in abortions

AUTHOR(S)
Kerigan, Anthony T.
PUB. DATE
September 1994
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/1/1994, Vol. 151 Issue 5, p518
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
35471302

 

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