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Life and death under high technology medicine

Life and death under high technology medicine

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Published by Manchester University Press in association with the Fulbright Commission, London, Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin"s Press in Manchester, UK, New York, NY, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical technology -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses,
  • Medical innovations -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses,
  • Ethics, Medical -- congresses,
  • Technology, High-Cost -- congresses

  • Edition Notes

    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)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR855.3 .L54 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 284 p. ;
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1093193M
    ISBN 100719035902
    LC Control Number94017574

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