TITLE

Letter: Disability and coal workers' pneumoconiosis

AUTHOR(S)
McGowan, R M; Parkes, W R; Phillips, T J; Williamson, R G
PUB. DATE
August 1974
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;8/24/1974, Vol. 3 Issue 5929, p521
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
64111536

 

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