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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 in Manchester .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Ian Robinson.
    SeriesFulbright papers -- 15
    ContributionsRobinson, Ian, 1943-, Fulbright Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,284p. ;
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21697659M
    ISBN 100719035902

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Colloquium sponsored by the U.S.-U.K. Educational Commission. Description: xii, pages ; 25 cm. Contents: 1. Understanding life in the context of high technology medicine.

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