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Single-use medical devices

Medical Devices Agency.

Single-use medical devices

implications and consequences of reuse

by Medical Devices Agency.

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Published by Medical Devices Agency in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Title from cover.

StatementMedical Devices Agency.
SeriesDevice bulletin -- MDA DB2000(04)
The Physical Object
Pagination19p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18662299M


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