TITLE

Remembering Homer Smith

AUTHOR(S)
Berliner, Robert W.
PUB. DATE
January 1993
SOURCE
Kidney International;Jan1993, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p171
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Obituary
ABSTRACT
Presents an obituary for Homer Smith, a major proponent in Nephrology.
ACCESSION #
14906384

 

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