Life and death under high technology medicine

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Manchester University Press in association with the Fulbright Commission, London, Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin"s Press , Manchester, UK, New York, NY, New York, NY
Medical technology -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses, Medical innovations -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses, Ethics, Medical -- congresses, Technology, High-Cost -- congr
Statementedited by Ian Robinson.
SeriesFulbright papers ;, v. 15
ContributionsRobinson, Ian, 1943-, United States-United Kingdom Educational Commission., Fulbright Colloquium on Life and Death under High Technology Medicine (Brunel University)
LC ClassificationsR855.3 .L54 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 284 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1093193M
ISBN 100719035902
LC Control Number94017574

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