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Selecting easy chairs for elderly and disabled people

Caroline Harris

Selecting easy chairs for elderly and disabled people

by Caroline Harris

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Published by Institute for Consumer Ergonomics, Loughborough University of Technology in Loughborough .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCaroline Harris, Wendy Mayfield.
ContributionsMayfield, Wendy., Institute for Consumer Ergonomics.
The Physical Object
Pagination24p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15341913M
ISBN 100950790419
OCLC/WorldCa60071790

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