TIPS: Techniques For Developing Countries

Richard Schwend, Lynn Staheli, Hugh G. Watts, & Robert Yancey
Various, 8.5" x 11", Four-Color, English, 2011.
Available exclusively in Word & PDF formats.
ISBN-13 #978-1-60189-099-3

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Practical, inexpensive pediatric orthoapedic treatment techniques for use in the developing world.

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