Avicenna (AD 980-1037) and Arabic perinatal medicine

Dunn, Peter M.; Dunn, P M
July 1997
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Jul1997, Vol. 77 Issue 1, pF75
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