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Health, Disease, and Illness Concepts in Medicine by

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Published by Georgetown University Press .
Written in English


  • Bio-ethics,
  • History of medicine,
  • Philosophy,
  • Health Policy,
  • Diseases,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medicine,
  • Medical,
  • History,
  • Ethics,
  • Health

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Edition Notes

ContributionsEdmund D. Pellegrino (Foreword), Arthur L. Caplan (Editor), James J. McCartney (Editor), Dominic A. Sisti (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8831117M
ISBN 101589010140
ISBN 109781589010147

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