National study of hospitalized pesticide poisonings, 1974-1976
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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticide Programs in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Pesticides -- Toxicology -- United States -- Statistics,
  • Hospital utilization -- United States -- Statistics

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StatementEldon P. Savage ... [et al.]
ContributionsSavage, Eldon P, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Pesticide Programs, Colorado State University. Epidemiologic Pesticide Studies Center
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14217457M

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