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Medical students with disabilities resources to enhance accessibility by John A. Hosterman

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Published by Association of American Medical Colleges in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Self-Help Devices,
  • Medical Education,
  • Organization & administration,
  • Medical Students,
  • Medical students,
  • Medical education,
  • Needs Assessment,
  • Education,
  • Disabled Persons

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-140).

Statementedited by John A. Hosterman, Donte P. Shannon, Henry M. Sondheimer
ContributionsAmerican Association of American Medical Colleges
LC ClassificationsR737 .M385 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination140 p. :
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25325687M
ISBN 101577540964
ISBN 109781577540960
LC Control Number2012405257

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