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The effects of motion sickness on the development of hypothermia

Dana Hugh Sweeney

The effects of motion sickness on the development of hypothermia

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 2003.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination3 microfiches : negative.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21299297M
ISBN 100612843041
OCLC/WorldCa57002611


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