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Ebooks: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Oxford Medical Handbooks

Oxford Medicine Online collection contains about 60 medical handbooks. To view only the books to which the University of Oulu has full access, choose the option Unlocked on the left side of the page.

E-books: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Kirjan lukuja voi ladata mobiililaitteelle pdf-muodossa.

Book chapters can be downloaded to mobile devices as PDF files.

Database guide: Oxford Medical Handbooks




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