Non-malignant lung disease in chromium workers in the UK and Taiwan by Feng-Cheng Tang

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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Birmingham, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Institute of Occupational Health, 2003.

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Statementby Feng-Cheng Tang.
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Pagination240 p. :
Number of Pages240
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