Humanistic perspectives in medical ethics

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Published by Prometheus Books in Buffalo .

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  • Social medicine,
  • Medical ethics

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementedited by Maurice B. Visscher.
ContributionsVisscher, Maurice Bolkes, 1901-
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 297 p.
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18048123M
ISBN 10087975012

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