Playing God the new world of medical choices by Thomas J. Scully

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .

Written in English

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  • Medical ethics.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementThomas Scully and Celia Scully.
ContributionsScully, Celia G., 1932-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR724 .S396 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination431 p. ;
Number of Pages431
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2391233M
ISBN 10067160144X
LC Control Number87020610

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