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value of carrying out research into aids and equipment for disabled people

W. Mayfield

value of carrying out research into aids and equipment for disabled people

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Published by Institute for Consumer Ergonomics .
Written in English


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Statementby W. Mayfield and I.L. McClelland.
ContributionsMcClelland, I. L., Institute for Consumer Ergonomics.
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Open LibraryOL21673659M


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