Alcohol and disease

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Published by Almqvist & Wiksell in Stockholm .

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Also published as Acta Medica Scandinavica Supplementum 703, Alcohol and disease, Proceedings of the first Acta Medica Scandinavica International Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, November 22-23, 1984.

Book details

Other titlesActa Medica Scandinavica supplementum, 703.
Statementedited by Niels Tygstrup and Rolf Olsson.
ContributionsTygstrup, Niels., Olsson, Rolf.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20190837M
ISBN 109122007865
OCLC/WorldCa27846035

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About this book For people with alcohol excess and liver disease, successful management must be two-fold with management of both their psychological/physical addiction to alcohol and their liver disease.

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