TITLE

Psychiatric Safeguards

AUTHOR(S)
Cairns, H.
PUB. DATE
February 1974
SOURCE
British Medical Journal;2/9/1974, Vol. 1 Issue 5901, p243
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
64109554

 

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