Ethical options in medicine by Gregory E. Pence

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Published by Medical Economics Co., Book Division in Oradell, N.J .

Written in English

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  • Medical ethics,
  • Virtue,
  • Ethics, Medical

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementby Gregory E. Pence.
LC ClassificationsR724 .P38
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 221 p. ;
Number of Pages221
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Open LibraryOL4102077M
ISBN 100874892333
LC Control Number80016589

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