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Antiepileptic drugs - treating populations

Stephen, Linda J. (2010) Antiepileptic drugs - treating populations. MD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Item Type: Thesis (MD)
Qualification Level: Postdoctoral
Keywords: Antiepileptic drugs, epilepsy, seizures, treatment
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Colleges/Schools: College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences
Supervisor's Name: Brodie, Prof. Martin
Date of Award: 2010
Depositing User: Dr Linda Stephen
Unique ID: glathesis:2010-2005
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2010
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2012 13:49
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/2005

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