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Health policy and ethics a critical examination of values from a global perspective by Roger Worthington

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Published by Racliffe Pub. in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Health Policy,
  • Medical ethics,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Medical policy,
  • Bioethical Issues

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRoger Worthington and Robert Rohrbaugh
ContributionsRohrbaugh, Robert M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR724 .W67 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 156 p. ;
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25151970M
ISBN 101846193109
ISBN 109781846193101
LC Control Number2011293949
OCLC/WorldCa715921247

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