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Clinical Trials as Nomological Machines: Implications for Evidence-Based Medicine

  • Robyn Bluhm
Part of the Philosophy and Medicine book series (PHME, volume 90)

Keywords

Wind Tunnel Reverse Engineering Toenail Onychomycosis Nomological Machine Poor Peripheral Circulation 
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