TITLE

psammotherapy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1800
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The article presents a definition of the term "psammotherapy." It refers to treatment involving sand bath.
ACCESSION #
21242581

 

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