Biomedical Engineering Applications for People with Disabilities and Elderly in a New COVID 19 Pandemic and Beyond

  • Author : Valentina Emilia Balas
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 April 2022
  • ISBN : 0323851746
  • Page : 400 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 voters

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Biomedical Engineering Applications for People with Disabilities and Elderly in a New COVID 19 Pandemic and Beyond

Biomedical Engineering Applications for People with Disabilities and Elderly in a New COVID 19 Pandemic and Beyond
Author: Valentina Emilia Balas,Oana Geman
Publisher: Academic Press
Relase: 2022-04-15
ISBN: 0323851746
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