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When Law and Medicine Meet A Cultural View (International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine) by Lola Romanucci-Ross

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Published by Springer .
Written in English


  • Personal & public health,
  • Social law,
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  • Mind & Body,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Medical / General,
  • Medical / Nursing

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Number of Pages189
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Open LibraryOL9393034M
ISBN 101402067631
ISBN 109781402067631

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