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This sixth edition published 2015

First edition published 1994, second edition published 1998, third edition published 2003, fourth edition published 2007, fifth edition published 2011

Text © 2015 John Murtagh

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National Library of Australia Cataloguing-in-Publication Data:

Creator:  Murtagh, John, author.

Title: John Murtagh's General Practice / John Murtagh, Jill Rosenblatt.

Edition:  6th edition.

ISBN:   9781743760031 (hardback)

Notes:  Includes index.

Subjects:  Family medicine.

Physicians (General practice)

Other Creators/Contributors: Rosenblatt, Jill, author.

Dewey Number:  610

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