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Avoiding malpractice in emergency medicine

Avoiding malpractice in emergency medicine

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Published by Gateway Press, Direct book orders to Greenleaf Press in Baltimore, MD, Wayne, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emergency physicians -- Malpractice.,
  • Emergency medicine.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by Michael I. Greenberg.
    ContributionsGreenberg, Michael I.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC86.95 .A94 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination356 p. ;
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2068620M
    LC Control Number88080838


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