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Medical Law for the Attending Physician A Case-Oriented Analysis (Medical Humanities Series) by S. F. Kiscina

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Published by Southern Illinois Univ Pr (Tx) .
Written in English


  • Medicolegal issues,
  • Malpractice,
  • Medical Malpractice,
  • Cases,
  • Medical laws and legislation,
  • Physicians,
  • United States

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Open LibraryOL7976633M
ISBN 100809310457
ISBN 109780809310456

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