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Wilderness medicine opportunities in Canada do exist

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  04 March 2015

Gwynn Curran-Sills
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Family Medicine and Primary Care Research Office, Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
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