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Cancer and the Law A Medical Negligence Guide by Jonathan Waxman

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Published by Blackwell Science .
Written in English


  • Cancer,
  • Medical Malpractice,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Medical,
  • Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice,
  • Law as it applies to other professions,
  • Medicolegal issues,
  • Medical Law & Legislation,
  • Oncology,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Malpractice,
  • Physicians,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9415635M
ISBN 100632048522
ISBN 109780632048526

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