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Published by Williams & Wilkins in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English


  • People with disabilities -- Functional assessment,
  • Rehabilitation -- Evaluation,
  • Handicapped,
  • Rehabilitation

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementedited by Carl V. Granger, Glen E. Gresham.
SeriesRehabilitation medicine library
ContributionsGranger, Carl V., 1928-, Gresham, Glen E.
LC ClassificationsRM930 .F86 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 407 p. :
Number of Pages407
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3179281M
ISBN 100683037315
LC Control Number83021862

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