TITLE

Packing a medical travel kit

PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Consumer Reports on Health;Jul2000, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers advice on how to pack a medical travel kit for a beach excursion or a road trip.
ACCESSION #
3225855

 

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